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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Año de 1855

Año de 1856

The Benson Latin American Collection

Mariano Riva Palacio Collection:

Part 09, 1855-1856



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Riva Palacio, Mariano, 1803-1880.
TitleMariano Riva Palacio Collection
Dates: 1716-1880 (bulk 1835-1875)
AbstractCorrespondence and official documents of Mariano Riva Palacio, thrice governor of the State of Mexico, pertaining to the governance of Mexico at federal, state, and local levels during the 19th century. This page describes Part 9 of the   17 total parts in the Mariano Riva Palacio Collection guide.
OCLC Record No.29925371
Extent7 linear feet
LanguageSpanish or Castilian.
RepositoryBenson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Political leader. Born 1803 and died 1880 in Mexico City. Educated as lawyer. Offices held: Primer Regidor del Ayuntamiento de México (1829), deputy to the Congreso de la Unión (first elected 1833), Minister of Justice, Minister of Hacienda (June-Aug. 1848), thrice Governor of the State of Mexico (1849, 1857, 1871), Director del Nacional Monte de Piedad. Imprisoned 1852-1854 during final presidency of Antonio López de Santa Anna. Named Emperor Maximilan's defender in May 1867. Worked to develop Mexico's law enforcement system, roads, railways, and industry.

For a complete chronology of Mariano Riva Palacio, see   Part 1: Introduction to this guide.

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Scope and Contents Note

The collections pertains to the governance of Mexico at federal, state, and local levels, to management of various institutions and haciendas, to social and economic conditions in Mexico, and to the activities of Mariano Riva Palacio and many other well-known figures of 19th century Mexico, plus documents relating to the settlement of the estate of Vicente Guerrero. Other names prominent in the collection are Juan Álvarez, Mariano Arista, Ignacio Comonfort, Atilano Sánchez Garayo, and Antonio López de Santa Anna.

This page presents Part 9: 1855-1856 of the collection guide. To access other parts of the guide see   Related Material.

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Arrangement

Arrangement is primarily chronological, with items numbered in accordance with the published guide: Dabbs, Jack Autrey. The Mariano Riva Palacio Archives: A Guide (University of Texas. Library. Independent Mexico in documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic;
Vol. 2, pt. 1-3)
Mexico :
Editorial Jus,
1955.

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Related Material

The item level description of this guide follows the published calendar The Mariano Riva Palacio Archives: A Guide by Jack Autrey Dabbs (three volumes, with index). Due to the size of the electronic files, the online version of this guide is divided into 17 parts as follows:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mariano Riva Palacio Collection, 1716-1880, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, University of Texas at Austin

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Calendar of Items

 

Año de 1855

5674 Ugalde, Ignacio. Huejutla, ALS. January 7, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Advance of Juan Llorente from Ozuluama and Tantoyuca; advance of General Uraga from Tenexcalco; arming of the Guardia Nacional; need for reinforcements with mountain artillery; Zacualtipán; Tuxpan to be occupied by the Governor of Veracruz; meeting in Tampas (?); danger of defeat; request for intervention with the government.
5675 Riva Palacio, Vicente. Mexico, ALS. January 14, 1855.
2 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Indecision in the capital; Pacheco; Josefina; Lupe. Addressed to Texcoco.
5676 Pacheco, Francisco. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Guanajuato, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead of “Gobernador y Comandante General del Departamento de Guanajuato”. January 18, 1855.
Felicitations on approval of the Suprema Tribunal de Justicia and admittance to the bar.
5677 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Consulta.] Unsigned. January 18, 1855.
4 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Review of suit of Simón Rocha of Atzcapotzalco against Néstor Gundiño over boundaries and sale of land to Sotero Rocha; Juzgado de Tlalnepantla; Casimiro Guerra; Miguel Fuentes; Victorio Paredes; Andrés Soriano; Román Sánchez; Ceferino Cambrón; will of Juan Pablo Cambrón in 1768; Escribano José Condaco Casares; land claimed as repartimiento; Cortes de España Decree of June 23, 1813 and decree of Santa Anna May 25, 1853; Tlacpac; San Gerónimo; Law of December 16, 1853.
5678 López, Nemesio A. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Ayotzingo, LS. January 19, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on acceptance into the Colegio de abogados.
5679 CONTRIBUCIÓN SOBRE PUERTAS Y VENTANAS. TESORERÍA RECAUDADORA DE PROPIOS Y ARBITRIOS DEL EXMO. AYUNTAMIENTO. Mexico, January 31, 1855.
1 l. 20 × 20 cm.
Printed form, signed Reyes and Solórzano, addressed to Ceferino Barajas; tax due at 13 Calle de Montealegre.
5680 DEPARTAMENTO DE MÉXICO, DISTRITO DE TEXCOCO DE SANTA ANNA, PARTIDO DE CHALCO, COMISARÍA MUNICIPAL DE TEMAMATLA. Signed: Ignacio Pérez. February 22, 1855.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Complaint of neighbors over water supply in local river.
5680A [Thomas, Heinrich.] [Carta a Ludwig Burdett en Altenstadt.] Mexico, Unsigned. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed design: BARRILLO BENFIELD OROZCO MÉXICO. February 27, 1855.
Delivery of letter by Antón Schurz; son Henry sent to study in Weissenburg; Religion; English; delay in Strassburg.
5681 Noriega Mijares, Francisco. Molino de San Nicolás del Moral, Rubric. March 1, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Notice of new management and offer of services. Lithographed form.
5682 Tolsá, Cirilo. Chalco, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead of “General C. T.” March 11, 1855.
Meeting arranged with Rodríguez. Addressed to Hacienda de la Asunción.
5683 Riva Palacio, Mariano. [Carta a su hijo.] Asunción, LS. March 15, 1855.
2 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Account of his confinement; visit to the hacienda with the Subprefecto; Ameca; arrangements with Guillermo Bener for opening wells and piping water over the hacienda; costs; movement of machinery; Carlos; Chalco; delivery of mail via Cruz and Trejo; Lozano; Vicente.
5684 Lebrija, José Manuel. Mexico, ALS. March 19, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Santa Anna; permission to come to Mexico granted. Has note by Bernarda urging reconciliation.
5685 Riva Palacio, Mariano and Guillermo Bener. [Contrata.] Chalco, Signed: José María Barrios. March 27, 1855.
3 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Agreement for opening artesian wells on Hacienda de la Asunción; storage tank; system of pipes; supply of brick; payment arrangements; witnesses Cosme Mier, Rafael Zúñiga, Melchor Monroy.
5686 Ortega, Crescencio. Mexico, LS. March 27, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Departure for Europe on advice of Profesor de medicina Luis Muñoz for improvement of stomach ailment; English packet boat; address in Paris, care of Eulalio.
5687 Contribución Sobre Puertas y Ventanas. Mexico, LS. April 3, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 21 cm.
Printed bill, No. 2382, for delinquent taxes, addressed to Ceferino Barajas; signed Reyes and Solórzano; Calle de Montealegre.
5688 SUB-PREFECTURA DE CHALCO. Reglamento á que se sujetarán las Municipalidades de este Partido, invadidas por la plaga de la langosta para proceder al esterminio de esta. Chalco, Copy, signed Isidoro de Bustamante, Secretario. 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 17, 1855. April 20, 1855,
Towns divided into three sections: 1. Amecameca, Ayapango, Palacán (Pahuatlán?), Mihuacán, San Antonio, Zentlalpan; 2. Soyatzingo, Ozumba; 3. Tenango, Xuchitepec. Collection of workers from the padrones; payment for substitutes; killing of locusts; arrangement for working in smaller groups.
5689 Cámara y Moreno, José de la. [Carta a José Miguel Pacheco en Guadalajara.] Madrid, ALS. April 20, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Death of Becerra; Calle de Esparteros, No. 1; growth of revolution; newspaper articles; confusion in the local Asamblea constituyente; Dr. Zárate; Juan Pacheco; Guadalupe Bros. Postmarked Paris, forwarded by García Sancho, April 28, 1855; England; West India by R. M. Steamer; Veracruz.
5690 Rodríguez, José Mariano. Chalco, ALS. April 20, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with the comisario and citizens of Ameca; absence of the priest, ill in Texcoco. Addressed to Calle de Montealegre No. 13.
5691 Juárez, Brígido. [Oficio al Subprefecto del Partido de Chalco.] Ozumba, Copy. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm., 1 l. 5 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 20, 1855.
Efforts to destroy the locust swarms. Includes draft of letter by Riva Palacio in appreciation of the efforts made.
5692 Rosales, Mariano. [Oficio a M. C.] Temamatla, ALS. April 25, 1855.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Arraignment of suspects for trial by the courts.
5693 Martínez, Primitivo. [Oficio al Juez Auxiliar de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Chalco, LS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead: Juzgado Municipal de Chalco. April 30, 1855.
Thefts from house of Sebastián Tlatelpo and María Hilaria; order for arrest of Vicente el hortelano and search for stolen property; search of houses of José Urbano Morales, José Sánchez, and Albino Martínez.
5694 Rodríguez, José Mariano. Chalco, ALS. April 30, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Defense of his policy on combating locusts; Velázquez, Arsacó.
5695 Somellera, A. [Carta a Juan Francisco Pacheco.] Guadalajara, ALS. May 1, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Transfer of funds via Guanajuato; Cond[]o Guerra; Fernández Somellera; Tampico; large inventory of goods; meeting of rebels in La Barca rumored; danger to commerce; José Miguel.
5696 M[artíne]z, Manuel. Querétaro, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: Oval with crown and BATH. May 10, 1855.
News received from Vicente; concern for welfare of Riva Palacio; Pilar.
5697 Barrera, Filomeno. [Carta a Mariano Rodríguez.] Ameca, ALS. May 12, 1855.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Inability to gather committee to deal with water problem in Tlalmanalco; Aguirre in Mexico; absence of Maya; illness of Galicia; Mariano Juárez at Santa Cruz; Chalco.
5698 Rodríguez, José Mariano. [Carta al general Cirilo Tolsá, Prefecto y Comandante Principal del Distrito de Texcoco.] ALS. 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed design: Cross with circle; letters FABRICAS DE HAEMIKEN (?). June 1, 1855.
Incomplete; beginning missing; suit between haciendas in 1732 by Captain Juan de Vera on behalf of Hacienda de Buenavista; decision of Real Audiencia in 1745; Archicofradía; lands given Asunción in 1632; Luis Naranjo of Hacienda Axalco; water from Sierra Nevada; tax to Real Hacienda; cédula obtained in 1753 by Antonio Cataño from Revillagigedo; water course surveyed in 1770 by Felipe Zúñiga y Ontiveros; Río Temamatla; Molinos de Tomacoco and Ayapango; Puebla, Ameca. Report submitted for a decision.
5699 Desgracias Ocurridas en la Bahía de este Puerto en la Noche del Día 10. al 2 del Corriente. Mazatlán, Unsigned. June 4, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Lists of ships in harbor; English frigate Benjamin Elkin, load of iron for José María Vega in Culiacán; English barque John Packett with clothing for Ballingan Thompson & Co.; English barque Tartar with cargo for Echeguren Quintana & Co.; Peruvian brigantime Miguel with groceries from Guayaquil and money for Hyus, Dorn, & Co.; American brigantine J. Copeland Co. en route to San Francisco from San Blas; French frigate Manette, en route to Europe with wood and rubber for Germán Baston; Mexican brigantine Hero with cargo for Melchers Herm[]o & Co.; Hamburg brigantine Emma, free of cargo for J. R. Moller & Co.; account of storm; collision of Manette with Benjamin Elkin; collision with John Packett; Miguel wrecked on reef; Tartar beached; efforts of authorities to prevent looting of wreckage on beaches; intervention of Lloyd's agents; loss of life.
5700 González, Antonio. [Carta a Antonio Andrade, Calle de la Encarnación No. 8, Méjico.] Tecama, ALS. June 9, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for permission from the Archbishop for marriage of José Ponciano with María Sivila, both natives of San Pablo Tecalco; Guadalupita; Doroteo; Trinidad.
5701 DISTRITO DE TEXCOCO DE SANTA ANNA SUBPREFECTO DE CHALCO. [Oficio, Circular a las Haciendas Asunción, Archicofradía, y Aculco.] Chalco, Signed Manuel Arsacó. June 15, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Transmittal of order of the Prefecto and Comandante principal, Distrito de Texcoco de Santa Anna, repeating order of the Governor, Circular No. 407; order for organization of partidas de Caballería to pursue bandits; expenses of the rebellion; each hacienda to furnish one horse or $30.
5702 Rodríguez, José Mariano. Coatepec, ALS. June 30, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Settlement of old misunderstanding; supply of men for public work.
5703 Tolsá, Cirilo. Texcoco, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. July 1, 1855.
Division of water supply with Ameca; Rodríguez; Bonilla, Administrador de Correos de Chalco. Includes draft of answer, Mexico, July 4: Cruz; Rodríguez; desire to end the suit; new water system in Hacienda de Panoaya, Pueblo de Ameca.
5704 Pacheco, Luis. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] ALS. July 8, 1855.
1 l. 14 × 21 cm.
Death of Luciana Hurtado de Mendoza, his mother.
5705 Tolsá, Cirilo. Texcoco, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. July 14, 1855.
Dispute over water with Ameca; beginning of the Intendente municipal system, with Prefecto Aguirre; Rodríguez.
5706 PUEBLO DE TLALMANALCO. [Invita.] Tlamanalco, Printed form. July, 1855.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Invitation to the dogmatic declaration of the Immaculate Conception; Agustín Palacios; Presentado Fr. Paulino Robles; Fr. Manuel Valadez; Obispo de Tenagra, Orden de Guadalupe; Joaquín Fernández Madrid.
5707 Cano, Silvestre. [Recibo.] Colegio Tridentino Seminario de México, LS. August 6, 1855.
1 l. 22 × 15 cm.
Receipt of $15 from Juan de Dios Valdós, cura interino of Temamatla.
5708 PRONUNCIAMIENTO DE HUASCA. Copy. August 13, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Opposition to Santa Anna; Plan de Ayutla accepted by Ignacio Arciniega; Mineral del Monte; support of the priest; Mariano López; Vicente Rangel. Signatories: Ignacio Montaño, Comisario Municipal, Jesús G. de Arellano, Juez de Paz, Remigio Vergara, Nicolás Escorza, Ignacio C. de Castelazo, Ramón de Borbolla, Fiel de Rentas, Justiniano Borbolla, Vicente Ferrer Rangel, Camilo Montano, Francisco Pichardo, José María Esquivel, Pedro Sánchez, Eugenio Escorza. Estanislao Castelazo, Luis Escorza, Vicente Borbolla, Joaquín Cárdenas, José Miguel González, José María Islas, Ignacio Borbolla, Nicolás Borbolla, Francisco Ramírez, Luis González, José María Labastida, Agustín Vergara, Manuel González, Anastasio González, José María Téllez, José María González, Vicente Melo, Pedro Licona, Juan Carrillo, Ignacio Chiapa, Manuel Antonio Tello, Vicente Ortiz, and José Hurtado.
5709 GOBIERNO DEL DISTRITO DE MÉXICO. Mexico, Signed R[ómul]o Vega. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. August 13, 1855.
Appointment under the plan of August 13; instruction to meet in Palacio Nacional August 14. Riva Palacio is addressed as “Representante por el estado de Guerrero.”
5710 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Juan Álvarez?] Unsigned. August 15, 1855.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Mission of agent of the new government to discuss its policy; favorable response recommended.
5711 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Tlalmanalco, ALS. August 15, 1855.
2 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Arsacó, the Prefecto, and the Texcoco garrison pronounced for the Plan de Ayutla.
5712 Almasán, P[ascual]. Puebla, Telegram. August 16, 1855.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Delay in election of governor of Puebla pending receipt of letter; Furlong.
5713 _____. Puebla, ALS. August 16, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting in congress of 1848; probable election of Luis de la Rosa or Francisco Ibarra; General Mendoza's plan to recreate the distinction between puros and moderados; Zacatecas; recommendation for Cosme Furlong; Lafragua; Juan Hierro; Carrera. Embossed design.
5714 Revilla, Domingo. Coscotitlán, ALS. August 16, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for use of influence in suit of Lic. Páez against him; Lic. Torre; Comandante general de Toluca; local pronunciamiento.
5715 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. San Luis Potosí, LS. August 18, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Riva Palacio's support of plan of August 13 in Mexico, accepted by Zacatecas and Territorio de Sierra Gorda; delivery of letter by General Parrodi; suggestions for modifying the plan; local opposition to Carrera; coöperation of Vidaurri and Garza solicited; transmittal of copies of local publications for historical purposes.
5716 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Haro y Tamariz.] unsigned. Undated,
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Answer to the above. Difficulties of the transition period; Carrera; Vega; Parrodi; new leader recognized in San Luis; plan for meeting of generals in Dolores; establishment of government in Veracruz, Puebla, Guanajuato, and Michoacán; Article 4 of the Plan de San Luis; Haro urged to attend meeting and to bring Vidaurri, Comonfort, and Degollado; convocation of future Congreso constituyente; plans for elections.
5717 PRONUNCIAMIENTO EN HUASCA. Copy. August 18, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
End of Santa Anna's government by Plan de Ayutla; replacement of old officials by Remigio Vergara, Nicolás Escorza; trasmittal of act to the Prefecto provisonal. Signatories: Ignacio Arciniega, Francisco Pichardo, Justiniano Borbolla, José María Esquivel, Vicente Borbolla, Rafael Labastida, Ramón Borbolla, Ignacio Castelazo, and Camilo Montaño, Eugenio Escorza, Nicolás Escorza, Pedro Sánchez, Ignacio Barranco, Antonio Morales, Antonio Noriega, Juan Carrillo, Santos Sánchez, Mariano López, Francisco Mejía, Remigio Vergara, Ignacio Borbolla, Manuel González, José María Labastida, José Miguel González, Luis Escorza, and Anastacio González.
5718 Antón, Juan H. Morelia, ALS. August 18, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Acceptance of the revolution by Comandante general Noriega and his officers, with some conservatives; exclusion of liberals; danger of fight with liberal troops; Revolución de Jalisco; Act 3 of Plan de Ayutla in question; plan of Michoacán; Epitacio Huerta favored for command; lack of news; Juan in Paris; good work of Noriega.
5719 Elguero, Manuel. Morelia, LS. August 18, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter of Juan Huerta Antón; danger of having troops of General Noriega and those of Epitacio Huerta meet after past animosities; evacuation of Noriega's troops favored; Riva Palacio's influence sought. Includes draft of answer undated, unsigned, indicating desire of the President to appoint Santos Degollado head of [Michoacán], delayed by lack of support there; armistice desired; Gregorio Ceballos appointed interim.
5720 González Fuentes, Pascual. Toluca, ALS. August 19, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Letter to Cruz; fuerzas pronunciadas near Toluca; Plutarco's discussion of differences between the Plan de Ayutla and the acta of Mexico; interview requested.
5721 Ruiz, José María. Toluca, ALS. August 19, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plan to leave government service; dissatisfaction with the new government and closing of congress; disappointment over Riva Palacio's acceptance of post in Hacienda.
5722 Castelar, Ignacio de. Hacienda de San Miguel, LS. August 19, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Approval of Riva Palacio's part in new government; support of Plan de Ayutla by Huasca.
5723 PRONUNCIAMIENTO EN HUEJUTLA. Copy, Sub-prefectura y comandancia militar de Huejutla, signed S. de Sánchez. August 19, 1855. August 19, 1855,
2 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Support of Plan de Ayutla; appointment of Ignacio Ugalde to prepare recommendations; inclusion of Huazalingo, Atlapexco, Huautla, and Cuacuilco (?); events in Toluca, Puebla, and Jalisco; plans proclaimed in Huazalingo, Atlapexco; indecision in La Sierra and Huasteca; right of petition; four points. Signed Francisco S. de Sánchez. Other signatories not given.
5724 Noriega, Antonio de. San Miguel Allende, ALS. August 20, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Imprisonment from February to April; exile to Chihuahua; order withdrawn by General Pastor; support of Múgica for new government; San Luis de la Paz still governed by asesino General Tenorio.
5725 Piedra, José de la. Cuernavaca, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed floral design with letters COMPA. DE ATEMAJAC, JALISCO. August 20, [1855].
Assumption of office; public acceptance; support of General Pinzón; Lic. Jáquez; Álvarez.
5726 Borbolla, Ramón de. Huasca, LS. August 20, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment of Riva Palacio as Presidente del Superior Consejo; transmittal of copy of the acta favoring the Plan de Ayutla.
5727 Carbajal, F. Administración general de caminos y peages, San Ángel, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 20, 1855.
Persecution by Lerdo and the Ministerio de Fomento; request for intervention with Carrera.
5728 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Pascual González Fuentes.] Unsigned, [August 21, 1855?] undated.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Trip to Toluca declined; subordination of Plutarco to General Álvarez; Carrera; coöperation of Álvarez sought; maintenance of different planes temporarily.
5729 _____. [Borrador de carta a Juan Álvarez.] Unsigned. August 21, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation by Carrera to attend the meeting of generals at Dolores; impossibility of withdrawing troops from other states; Álvarez' leadership in the movimiento nacional; civil government to be turned over to Zarco; need for a presidente interino.
5730 León, Esteban V. Rancho del Señor de Santa Teresa en las Montañas de Río Frío, ALS. August 22, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Account of exile to Tabasco by Santa Anna; escort by Lieutenant Colonel Octaviano Huerta; exile by Lombardini; illness; escape through Chiapas.
5731 Furlong, Cosme. Puebla, ALS. August 22, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Mission of Lic. Anselmo Gutiérrez to see the President; request for intervention to support Luis de la Rosa for governor instead of Francisco Ibarra.
5732 Piedra, José de la. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 22, [1855].
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Refusal of General Pinzón to turn over political and military control; conditions in Cuernavaca; transmittal of correspondence between the two; danger of involvement with forces of Álvarez; difficulties with Lic. Jáquez; removal of Plutarco González to Toluca recommended.
5233 Castañón, Ignacio. ALS. August 22, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for return of $9,000 taken from him by the government.
5734 Pinzón, L. Cuernavaca, LS. August 22, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delay in surrendering command to Piedra; opposition of the troops; desire of General [Álvarez] for his continuance.
5735 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Juan Huerta Antón.] Mexico, Unsigned. August 23, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment of Ceballos as governor; support of Carrera; importance of meeting of generals in Dolores; conflict with Huerta to be avoided.
5736 Ruiz, Mariano. Morelos, LS. August 23, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for better employment; position of son in the Administración de Yautepec; alcabala; loss of money for supporting the pronunciamiento in Morelos, December 15; separation of contribuciones from the Alcabalas; Piquero.
5737 Álvarez, Juan. Texca, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: Eagle and serpent. August 24, 1855.
Continuation of march to Mexico; support of Plan de Ayutla against the Plan de Jalisco; support of Riva Palacio requested.
5738 Velázquez, J. Francisco. [Carta a los editores del Siglo XIX.] Tlalmanalco, LS. August 24, 1855.
3 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Correction of erroneous article published August 23; explanation of the Plan de Ayutla; approval by the citizens of acta joining the program; support of Juan López of San Gregorio Cuautzingo, Cástulo Castillo, and Pablo Cadena; message from “Cuartel general de indígenas en San Gregorio,” asking him to support the Plan del Sur; leadership of Indians assumed by Cástulo Castillo; effort to oust auxiliar Olaco; Texcoco; complaint of Celso Espinosa of looting in San Gregorio; return of José Olaco; opposition to Santa Anna; Tlueroculco (?); San Martín; Tlapala; persecution of Riva Palacio; Álvarez.
5739 Borbolla, Ramón de. Huasca, LS. August 24, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting of citizens and change from support of the Plan de Ayutla to another; Rafael Labastida.
5740 Piedra, José de la. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 24, [1855].
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Public petition establishing Pinzón as Prefecto; support of the pronunciamiento; lack of public security; demands on haciendas for horses, money, and weapons; high desertion rate in Pinzón's troops; weakness of Jáquez; aid of Villaseñor.
5741 Noriega, Antonio de. San Miguel de Allende, LS. 3 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in No. 5698. August 24, 1855.
Harm done by Santa Anna; kindness of the sanmigueleños; request for protection against robbers and bandits; disagreement of Haro y Tamariz with the Mexico pronunciamiento; transmittal of letter from San Miguel.
a. Benito A. Arteaga and José María Vivero: [Carta al Gobernador del Departamento de Guanajuato.] San Miguel de Allende, Copy. 1 l. f. 3. Increase in banditry; lack of horses and weapons. August 24, 1855.
5742 Antón, Juan H. Morelia, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: Crown and shield; letters HENRY LACOURADE DURAND & COURTAUD ANGOULEME. August 24, 1855.
Appointment of Gregorio [Ceballos] to be governor; support of Carrera; Juan; Siglo 19; Noriega; Huerta; Elguero; withdrawal of troops.
5743 Cruz, Agustín. Chimalh[]n, ALS. August 24, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrival with the Juez de Texcoco and Pizarro; Palomo; support for the Plan de Ayutla; continuation of military policy; Carlitos; Vicente; Javierita.
5744 González Fuentes, Pascual. Toluca, ALS. August 24, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation by Carrera to meeting in Dolores shared with Plutarco; acceptance pending formal notification; Consejo's work on the Estatuto; Cruz; Comonfort; increase in desertion rate.
5745 Ceballos, Gregorio. Morelia, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in No. 5737 but with letters REPÚBLICA MEXICANA. August 24, 1855.
Acceptance of appointment as governor of Michoacan; assumption of office; hostility of the Comandante general; withdrawal of troops; fuerzas pronunciadas of General Epitacio Huerta camped nearby and refusal to withdraw; offer of Noriega to withdraw; troops from Pátzcuaro under General Galindo due to arrive.
5746 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. San Luis Potosí, ALS. August 25, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Explanation of conduct to be made by Antonio P. Gallardo; departure of Juan N. Garza for Monterrey with the Ejército del Norte; support of Article 4 of Plan de San Luis.
5747 González, Plutarco. Toluca, LS. August 25, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation from General Carrera for meeting in Dolores; acceptance dependent on General Juan Álvarez.
5748 Alcocer, J[osé] I[gnacio]. Malinalco, ALS. August 25, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for position with the Administración de Rentas de Temam[atl]a to replace Francisco Meoqui, who is moving to the Aduana de Cuernavaca; dissatisfaction with the Recaudación de peajes; illness of brother.
5749 Blanco, P. Orizaba, LS. August 25, 1855.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Account of attack on San Agustín del Palmar by soldiers from local troops; arrest of Prefecto; Plan de Ayutla proclaimed; Lic. Llave proclaimed governor and Comandante general; La Barranca de Jamapa; Cerro del Chiquihuite; meeting with troops of Fermín Muñoz; Santa Anna; reign of terror locally; removal of the Administrador de la Aduana; Comandante del Resguardo, Colector de Peajes, Juez de Letras, Presidente del Tribunal Mercantil, Tesorero del Ayuntamiento; independence maintained by Llave; title of Excelentísimo assumed; $10,000 demanded of the factory in Cocolapán, another of the Administración de tabacos; transmittal of sample of correspondence used.
a. Ignacio de la Llave: [Oficio a Mariano de los Ríos.] Soledad, Copy. 1 l. f. 3. Order to turn over office of Presidente del Tribunal mercantil to Domingo Robelo. Use of by-line: Dios, L[ibertad] (L[ey]?) y murió el tirano. August 23, 1855.
5750 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Tlalmanalco, ALS. August 25, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Criticism of article in El Siglo; transmittal of article in response; request for publication in El Siglo at his cost; congratulations on appointment as President of the Consejo de Gobierno; pronunciamiento in San Gregorio Curutzingo; Texcoco.
5751 Alas, Manuel. Toluca, ALS. August 25, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Concern of liberals over future government; Carrera; conditions left by flight of General Salas; government publication; compliance with the Plan de Ayutla.
5752 Mariana. [Carta a Agustín Cruz.] Toluca, ALS. August 26, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Preparations for fiesta de la Purísima; Lic. Navarro; weapons and uniforms left by General Salas; desertions among the troops in Mexico and Maravatío; hope for new Guardia Nacional; return of De la Fuente and other teachers; danger of attack on Toluca by Miñón; desire of puros to attack Mexico; Lupita; Doloritas; Manuelita. Signed as Prima.
5753 Almazán, P[ascual]. Puebla, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed as in No. 5713. August 26, 1855.
Mission of Mariano Viadas to Mexico on order of Luis de la Rosa to obtain change in the Administrador del fondo judicial y papel sellado; appointment of Juan Múgica.
5754 Rosa, Luis de la. Puebla, ALS. August 26, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Need for stable government; moderados now taking extremist attitudes of the puros against present government; example of the U.S. cited for presidential aspirants; conspiracies and intrigues decried; Pronunciados Rul and La Llave planning to march on Puebla, then Mexico; troops left in Veracruz Department by Santa Anna; meeting of generals in Dolores feared; appointment as Governor of Zacatecas declined for reasons of health; support of Carrera.
5755 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Gregorio Ceballos.] Mexico, Unsigned. August 27, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Assumption of duty as Governor [in Michoacán]; importance of meeting of generals at Dolores; impossibility of accomodating more troops in Mexico City; influence with Huerta; Pánfilo Galindo appointed Comandante general of [Michoacán].
5756 Rosa, Luis de la. Puebla, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead: “Gobernador del Departamento de Puebla.” August 27, 1855.
Growth of puro groups; separation of some towns from State of Puebla to join Veracruz, encouraged by Veracruz generals; hostile attitude of La Llave toward Carrera; interest in meeting at Dolores and fear of results; hope for reëstablishment of the Federation based on Constitution of 1824; Congreso constituyente; opposition to centralist constitution; freedom of the press suppressed by Canalizo and Santa Anna; pronunciamiento of Rangel against Lafragua and Olaguíbel; Paredes; Bases orgánicas proclaimed by Degollado; Zacatecas; Chiapas, Durango, Chihuahua, Monterrey, Tamaulipas, Yucatán, and Tabasco.
5757 Furlong, Cosme. Puebla, LS. August 27, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 26 cm.
Criticism of the removal of Mariano Vargas from Administración principal de correos; replacement by Colonel Garmendia; Castillo.
5758 Piedra, José de la. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 27, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Continuance of Pinzón in command without interference from Toluca; subordination to Plutarco González; heavy expenses caused by troops to the Aduana and Renta del tabaco; request for pay; plan of the generals to attack Osollo in route from Iguala to San Gabriel.
5759 Flores, Sabino. Guanajuato, ALS. August 27, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Assumption of office as Secretario de Gobierno on request of Doblado.
5760 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Antonio de Haro y Tamariz.] Mexico, Incomplete, unsigned. August 28, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Not in hand of Riva Palacio; confidence of Carrera and Vega; effort to bring order out of the revolution; Santa Anna; invitation to Dolores meeting; article 4 of the Plan de San Luis; acceptance of illegality of Carrera's presidency; stress on interim character of the government; return of Law of 1841; president recognized in Veracruz, Puebla, Michoacán, Aguascalientes, and Oaxaca; Plan de Ayutla.
5761 Olvera, Isidoro. ALS. August 28, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delay in march; García Rebollo.
5762 Álvarez, Juan. Texca, LS. August 28, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Receipt of letters; march from Texca to Chilpancingo; meeting anticipated.
5763 Haro y Tamariz, Antonio de. Primer Gefe del movimiento regenerador de la República, Ejército del Centro, San Luis Potosí, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. August 29, 1855.
Arrival of Villalobos; mission of Pérez Gallardo; refusal to recognize General Carrera as President; discussions with Villalobos and Garza on need for implementing Article 4 of the Plan de San Luis; support of Vidaurri; opposition to Vega; support of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis, Zacatecas, possibly Guanajuato and Querétaro; danger of new bloodshed; Vidaurri in Saltillo.
5764 Muñoz Campusano, I. Texca, ALS. August 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Álvarez' refusal to recognize the provisional government; instructions of Riva Palacio; Carrera; critical role of Comonfort; delay at Chilpancingo to await result of the meeting of generals; Iguala.
5765 Pinzón, José (?). Cuernavaca, LS. August 29, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Assurance of his good intentions; Luis Cagide recommended for position in the Aduana marítima.
5766 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Antonio de Noriega.] Mexico, Unsigned. August 29, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Flight of Santa Anna; support of Carrera; letter sent to Governor of Guanajuato; aims of the meeting in Dolores; services of Doblado in combatting banditry; efforts to persuade Haro y Tamariz to attend the meeting; need for unity to combat banditry.
5767 _____. [Borrador de carta a Plutarco González.] Mexico, Unsigned. August 29, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Interview requested with Alas; state of anarchy in Mexico; partial recognition of Carrera; Carrera's offer to withdraw his supporters from Guerrero; opposition to more troop movement to Mexico; Ixtla; coöperation with provisional government urged.
5768 _____. [Borrador de carta a Luis de la Rosa (?)] Mexico, Unsigned. August 29, 1855.
4 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Coöperation with the Carrera government urged; urgency of the situation stressed; Plan de México; Plan de Ayutla; Plan de Monterrey; Plan de San Luis; divided loyalties among Álvarez, Comonfort, Vidaurri, Haro, La Llave, and Carrera; danger of new fighting; flight of Santa Anna; meeting in Dolores; un-coördinated movements for federalism.
5769 Piedra, José de la. Cuernavaca, LS. August 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Interview with Pinzón; decision to dismiss his fuerzas pronunciadas as a nuisance to the hacendados and legal authorities; recognition of criminals in the ranks; danger of rapid demobilization; Álvarez; financial problems; reward for Pinzón.
5770 Villaseñor, Alejandro. Cuernavaca, ALS. August 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Efforts to maintain peace in the district; Piedra.
5771 Guerra, Manuel. Chalco, ALS. August 30, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Removal from office in San Juan by old administration; offer of his political support; Hidalgo.
5772 Fernández, Luis. Tenango, Tepopula, ALS. August 30, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for loan.
5773 Comonfort, Ignacio. Guadalajara, LS. August 30, 1855.
2 l. 22 × 28 cm.
Meeting with other generals refused; strict adherence to the Plan de Ayutla; support of Álvarez.
5774 Valdovinos, Mucio. Hotel de Iturbide, ALS. August 30, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Military operations in Morelia; expense of armed forces; request for intervention with Carrera to favor Morelia.
5775 González, Plutarco. Toluca, LS. August 31, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Conference with Lic. Manuel Alas; request for meeting with representative of Riva Palacio; Alas prevented from going to Mexico.
5776 Petición. Huejutla, LS. August 31, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Signed: Francisco Andrade, Jesús Andrade, Ramón Andrade, and Ignacio Ugalde. Death of father during the late administration; revolt in Huejutla and Tancanhuitz; objection to retention of officials appointed by Santa Anna; opposition to General Casanova, Comandante Principal de Tampico and his staff; support of Carrera; tyranny maintained over Huasteca and the coast; effort of Luis Andrade, Ignacio Mascareñas, and Miguel Ruiseñor to lead a grito de libertad; Carrera's trust in Casanova; request for new prefect.
5777 López, Nemesio Agustín. Ayotzingo, LS. August 31, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Vacancy for position of Cobrador de Peajes de Cerro Gordo; request for appointment of his brother.
5778 Lebrija, Bernarda María de. ALS. September 1, 1855.
2 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Note left with Vicente; request for answer.
5779 Rosa, Luis de la. Puebla, LS. September 2, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Danger of uprising from puros and from garrison troops; false pretensions of Ismael Piña and Fernando Piña in support of General Francisco Pérez; aid of Ibarra; military weakness of the state government; faith in General Udaita; Haro's policy favored by troops; fuero militar; President's order placing police of the department under the governor; reorganization of the Ayuntamiento; re-establishment of federation awaiting meeting in Dolores; danger of restoring Constitution of 1824; need for Guardia Nacional; Alejandro de la Garza sent to discuss problems with Riva Palacio; appointment of Francisco Pérez to Comandancia general, cause for weakened faith in Gobierno general.
5780 Garcés (Garay?), Francisco José. [Carta a Miguel Cadena.] Chalco, ALS. September 2, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Trip to Mexico; payment of $100 ordered by Zamorano; payment to Riva Palacio.
5781 Comonfort, I[gnacio]. Guadalajara, LS. September 2, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resolve to follow the Plan de Ayutla despite Carrera.
5782 Ríos, J. Carlos de los. Guadalajara, ALS. September 3, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Comonfort; refusal to attend Dolores meeting; Ortega; Escudero.
5783 Comonfort, I[gnacio]. Guadalajara, LS. September 5, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Refusal to attend Dolores meeting called by Carrera; insistence on Plan de Ayutla as reformed in Acapulco; Carrera denounced by the generals; opposition to Santa Anna; support of Riva Palacio solicited.
5784 _____. Guadalajara, LS. September 5, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Lic. Jesús Camarena, travelling to Mexico on business of national concern.
5785 Ceballos, Gregorio. Morelia, LS. September 7, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Difficulty of removing garrison troops left by earlier administration; their reaction to fuerzas pronunciadas; support of Plan de Ayutla; support of Galindo; request for aid.
5786 Torre, Luis María de la. Juez de Letras del Partido de Pachuca, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. September 7, 1855.
Accusations by Lic. Tomás Islas; removal from post by governor; Cobos; printed bills attacking Plan de Ayutla; Domingo Revilla; appeal to Madrid, Montiel, and Cobos.
5787 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. September 8, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for help.
5788 Álvarez, Juan. Bravos, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. September 9, 1855.
Meetings with Muñoz Camposano, Zarco, and Olvera; insistence on Plan de Ayutla; refusal to attend Dolores meeting; Carrera; Vega.
5789 Haro, Benito. Gobernador y Comandante General del Departamento de Tabasco, San Juan Bautista, LS. September 9, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pronunciamiento of the department for Plan de Ayutla and Álvarez; assumption of office under this movement; José María Castañares; separation of military and political functions; appointment of Justo Santa Anna as Governor; invitation to meeting in Dolores declined.
5790 Landgrave, Crescencio. LS. September 10, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for appointment of his uncle, Dionisio González from Comandante del Batallón de Alvarado to that of Adjutant in Comandancia General of Puebla or Mexico; long frontier service.
5791 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Gregorio Ceballos.] Mexico, Unsigned. September 11, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Removal of garrison troops in Morelia; supplies and pay to be furnished troops.
5792 Zaldívar, José María. LS. September 11, 1855.
2 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Request for interview.
5793 Petición. Morelos, Copy. September 11, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for retention in office of Lic. Francisco del Castillo Ganancia, Juez de la. insta. of the Partido; search for Colonel Agustín Ricoy, agent of Santa Anna; reassurance given Lic. Castillo, Juez de Letras; arrival of Colonel Olloqui; Francisco del Castillo; Hacienda de Santa Inés; General Céspedes; Doña Anna Furlong. The 73 signatures are not given.
5794 Díaz, José María. Acapulco, ALS. 2 l. 22 × 27 cm. Embossed design: Lion, unicorn, and vase; letters LONDON. September 12, 1855.
Service as escribiente in Guerrero with Lic. Ildefonso Montan [Morlon?]; need for back pay; Lic. José María Romero Díaz; power of attorney given Pascual González Gordillo, Administrador del Instituto Literario; application for pay to Romero and Gordillo; request for recommendation for a new lawyer.
5795 Riva Palacio, Carlos. Chimalhuacán, ALS. September 14, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment as Tesorero; speech urging Valero to pronounce; correction by Blas.
5796 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a Carlos de los Ríos.] Mexico, Unsigned. September 15, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Refusal of Comonfort and other generals to attend the meeting at Dolores, forcing Carrera to resign; negotiations for pacification of the republic; absence of Gobierno general; powers taken over by Distrito; closing of ministries.
5797 _____. [Borrador de carta a Juan Álvarez.] Mexico, Unsigned. September 15, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Failure of the meeting at Dolores to materialize; resignation of Carrera; need for review of the situation.
5798 Castañeda, José Agustín. Zumpah[]n, ALS. September 16, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Suit against Ciriaco Villegas of Tenancingo; legal services of Riva Palacio requested; deposit.
5799 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. September 17, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appearance of posters calling for Riva Palacio for president; transmittal of letters. Sent to Asunción.
5800 Revilla, Domingo. Pachuca, ALS. September 19, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Mission given Payno; change in political situation; recommendation for Belli Cisneros; José Luis.
5801 Goya, Juan B. Mexico, ALS. September 26, 1855.
1 l. 22 × 27 cm.
Service as captain in late administration; employment in Secretaría de la Plana Mayor; publication of article in Siglo 19, proposing Riva Palacio for president; corner posters with same message.
5802 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. September 29, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Quarrel between Vega and Miñón; refusal of garrison to accept Jarero; Pedro Escudero; Ortega; arrival of Haro expected; newspaper sent; order for arrests; arrest of Ex-ministro Olasagarre(?); Lares found hiding in Convento de monjas de la Villa de Guadalupe; Pepe Santa Anna shot; Lagarde.
5803 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, LS. September 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation of Vega and staff; meeting of Morales, Puente, and Miguel Buenrostro with Álvarez; organization of Guardia Nacional; orders for arrest sent to Miñón, thence to Vega; fight between Vega and Miñón; resignation; substitution by Jarero; list of representatives in El Siglo sent to Vicente; possible presidency of Comonfort and Diego Álvarez; difficulties of stagecoach; Ameca and Cuautla routes handled partly by canoe; Ortega; Lebrija's illness; arrest of Santa Anna's last minister Olasagarre(?).
5804 _____. Mexico, ALS. September 30, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Refusal of garrison to recognize Jarero; support of Vega; return of Vega and ousting of Miñón; Juan; arrest of Olasagarre; Medero “secretaría q. fue de Tomás Moreno” in State of Guerrero; his connections with Santa Anna; Colonel Osoblo (Osollo?), head of part of the garrison; Tavera; popularity of Plan de Ayutla; possible presidency of Comonfort; Vega's refusal to recognize either Álvarez; Haro's arrival awaited; Comonfort favored by Rosa; decrease in agitation for Riva Palacio; Gonzalo; Paso de Atoyac.
5805 Cruz, Agustín. Mexico, ALS. October 1, 1855.
4 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Agreement with French stonemason; wool factory; meeting with López at El Molino; Chimalh[]n; Villaurrutia; Martínez de la Torre; Lebrija; Escudero; wheat crop; millstones requested from France; Zamorano; Miguel Sánchez of Texcoco; canoe travel; Chalco; Terreros' departure for Jalpa; health of Vicente; Santa Anna; Archicofradía; Icaza; Quintana; Elisalde; Álvarez' arrest orders; reorganization of the Guardia Nacional; Miñón; resignation of Vega and staff in favor of Jarero; support of Vega; Plan de Ayutla; flight of Miñón to Cuernavaca; Haro; comparison with Sebastopol; Ortega; Heraso; presidency of Haro supported by soldiers; puros; Prieto; Carlitos.
5806 Carpio, Manuel. Academia nacional de San Carlos, Printed form. October 1, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Program of the Exposición; invitation to submit exhibit in Bellas Artes.
5807 Martínez, Primitivo. Chalco, ALS. October 2, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Proposal to the Prefectura to support the Fuerza de Seguridad Pública by contributions from hacendados; Junta general suggested to administer it; Calderón suggested as replacement.
5808 Riva Palacio, Vicente. Mexico, ALS. October 2, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Ortega and Pedro [Escudero]; Eraso's diagnosis of liver ailment; appointment as secretary by meeting in Hotel de Iturbide; political activity discounted; Jacobinos; Osios.
5809 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. October 3, 1855.
Surrender of Vega's command to Miñón ordered by Álvarez; order changed to General García Conde; Álvarez reported willing to accept presidency; Encarnación; Rosa; Ortega; Vicente's illness; Eraso; arrival of Haro; Comonfort headed from Tlalnepantla to Cuernavaca; Gift of chiles valencianos.
5810 [Lebrija,] Vicente. Mexico, LS. October 4, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Aculco business; meeting with Lauro and López; Escudero; Agustín Cruz; [Diego] Álvarez favored for president; arrival of Comonfort in Tlalnepantla; news from Orizaba of capture of Sebastopol by French and English; Miguel. Includes note to her father by Javiera; Chente (Vicente?)'s illness; María; Anita; illness of Ignacio.
5811 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. October 6, 1855.
Juan [Álvarez] elected president at meeting in Cuernavaca; votes for Comonfort, Ocampo, and Vidaurri; Ocampo charged with forming ministry; Ocampo for Relaciones, Comonfort for Gobernación, Juárez for Justicia, Zuloaga for Guerra, Prieto for Hacienda, as reported by Muñoz Ledo.
5812 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. October 9, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Beginning of cold weather; shortage of clients; request for money to buy clothes; regrets over choice of legal profession; Manuel Terreros; Agustín Cruz; Manso Ceballos.
5813 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. October 13, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Regrets over newspaper calling Riva Palacio a traitor; General Guerrero; Pilar.
5814 Rossell, Juan. Mexico, ALS. October 13, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Loss of employment with Recaudación; disbandment of the Dirección de Rentas; Texcoco; Salgado; Governor González; Tlalnepantla; Tlalpan; request for aid in obtaining new job.
5815 Cobos, José Guillermo de los. Toluca, ALS. October 15, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Announcement of appointment as Ministro provisional of the Tribunal Superior; Romero Díaz.
5816 Ceballos, Gregorio. Morelia, LS. October 22, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Order by Álvarez for arrest of his brother; influence of the partido liberal; short presidency of the Republic; request for use of influence with Álvarez and Comonfort to change the order; address: Veracruz and New Orleans; Escudero.
5817 [Riva Palacio,] Vicente. Mexico, ALS. October 24, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Resignation of Ocampo; replacement by Cardoso; order expected to annul promotions made by Santa Anna; price of stamped paper; Bernarda; Villaurrutia; Tigueros; José Manuel.
5818 Ugalde, Ignacio. Huejutla, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: “Correspondencia particular.” November 9, 1855.
Plan de Ayutla not recognized by Garza in Tampico; revival of plan for forming a five-state republic; effort to remove the 8th Battalion and employees of the Aduana Marítima; change of administration not felt; replacement by Ozuluama; formation of new state, capital at Huejutla; Lic. Domingo Romero removed from Juzgado de Letras de Mextitlán for support of Plan de Ayutla; Zacualtipán.
5819 Cruz, Agustín. Chimalhuacán, ALS. November 23, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Arrangements with the Prefecto for meeting of Indians under new government order; Chalco; suit against Santa Anna; Pedro; sale of hacienda; check of Rubio; delivery of El Molino; Lizardi; Javierita; Escudero; Terreros; Ceballos; includes note by Carlos Riva Palacio; ownership of ranch and horse.
5820 López Monroy, José María. Texcoco, Rubric. November 26, 1855.
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Printed letter announcing appointment as Administrador de contribuciones for the Partido.
5821 Salazar, Agustín. Toluca, ALS. November 27, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Announcement of entry in office as Administrador de Rentas by appointment of the Superior Gobierno del Estado.
5822 Herrera, Rafael. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Córdoba, ALS. November 28, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Congratulations on election as Regidor; plan for publishing a newspaper; request for literary productions. Corner damaged.
5823 Villar, José del. San Ángel, ALS. November 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Warning of José del Río; possible loss of position; request for intervention with Diego [Álvarez] or the President to help him.
5824 [Terreros,] Manuel. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. December 2, 1855.
Delay in meeting because of business of Rivera; report on cattle; departure of Uraga from Cuautitlán; Álvarez' probable retreat to the South or the Sierra; Javierita; Miguel; Velázquez.
5825 Álvarez, Juan. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead: Presidente Interino de la República. December 3, 1855.
Invitation to meeting.
5826 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. December 4, 1855.
Álvarez' request for meeting with Riva Palacio and others on possible resignation.
5827 Sánchez, Fernando. [Certificado.] Mexico, LS. December 5, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Partial debt of Florentino Puerto to Félix Solís.
5828 Guardida, F. S. [Carta a Atilano Sánchez.] ALS. December 6, 1855.
2 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Desire to present new project to Riva Palacio; formation of new cabinet. Includes also note by Sánchez [Garayo] to Riva Palacio, transmittal of circular entitled Aclamación de los liberales republicanos; Juan; Riva Palacio's task of organizing new cabinet.
5829 Goya, Juan B. ALS. December 7, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Regrets over reproaches against Riva Palacio in El Monitor December 5.
5830 Arben, Francisco. Documentos de traspaso de los palcos del Teatro de Iturbide. Mexico, LS. December 9, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Regulations by the manager of permanent leases on box seats, rental, and use; Terreros.
5831 Piedra, José de la. ALS. December 10, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request of Justo Ojeda for intervention on his behalf; imprisonment without order by Colonel Villalba in Cuartel de Pereda; service as chief of the Seguridad pública in Tetecala, Cuernavaca District since Riva Palacio was Governor; congratulations on new post.
5832 [Carta sin firma.] Tolimán, Querétaro, No addressee. December 13, 1855.
2 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Arrival of Mendes; danger to writer and addressee; collection of arms and flight advised, with bearer. Cf. 5833.
5833 [Carta sin firma.] Tolimán, No addressee. December 13, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Summons by Zuloaga; fall of Comonfort and victory of the puros and extreme Liberals feared; letters to Degollado in Jalisco with plan; Querétaro; letter from Echeverría; Herrera; cavalry troops; Domingo Zoto (Soto?); Guanajuato; mail from San Luis; Francisco Montero. Letter to V. R.; prisoners sent to Mexico. Possible signature: S. Same hand as No. 5832.
5834 Cruz, Agustín. Chimalh[]n, ALS. December 14, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Alejandro sent with wagon for moving furniture; treatment of Flores; return to Mexico to care for the bakery; accident to Pedro and the Spaniard; Javierita; notice of Álvarez placing Montes as Ministro de justicia, La Rosa in Relaciones, Yáñez in Guerra, Payno in Hacienda, Lafragua in Gobernación; wheat for planting. Addressed to Hacienda de la Asunción or Hacienda de la Archicofradía.
5835 Su(?) P(?) [Pedro Escudero?]. Tolimán, ALS? December 15, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Political ambition disclaimed; Juan Lebrija; Saavedra; Montero; Juan Felipe Sánchez; San Juan del Río; Echeverría; Iturbide; Moret; importance of men over constitutions; leaflet on project of San Luis Potosí. Includes note lending support with signatures by Tomás Mejía, José Antonio M. Velázquez, Francisco Padilla, Trinidad Olvera, Javier(?) de la Sosa (Torre?), Nicolás González, Francisco Soria, Ignacio Dávila, Juan José Jiménez, Valentín Vargas, Albino Soria, Francisco Hurtado, Ricardo Valderos, Vicente Sánchez, Rafael Bocanegra, Juan Gutiérrez, Benigno Arreguín, Corn[eli]o Moreno, Domingo Lara, Guadalupe Martínez, José Velázquez, and Felipe Medrano. Other signatures omitted for lack of time, signed M. V. Same hand as 5833.
5836 [Labastida,] Pelagio Antonio, Obispo de Puebla. Puebla, ALS. December 15, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for aid in freeing Severo Mesa, unjustly accused of participation in uprising on December 12; use of his house by rebels; Lic. Gutiérrez; Venado; meeting with Riva Palacio in Querétaro; participation in cabinet of Comonfort.
5837 JUNTA PRIMARIA DE LA SECCIÓN 118 Y 119 DEL CUARTEL No. 1. Mexico, LS. December 16, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 30 cm.
Riva Palacio elected elector primario. Signed: Luis G. Pacheco (Presidente), Juan José Flores (Secretario), Mariano Cendejas, Fernando Maccida (Escrutador 20.), and Isidoro Guerrero (Escrutador 10.). Byline: Libertad y Federación.
5838 Munero, Vicente E. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] ALS. 1 l. 21 × 31 cm. Printed letterhead: Arquitecto é Ingeniero. Director de las Obras del Palacio Nacional. December 19, 1855.
Attempt to deliver a carbine interrupted by the Guardia Diurno.
5839 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, LS. December 20, 1855.
2 l. 16 × 22 cm.
Decision of Carlos to leave Mexico; departure for Veracruz and the U.S. Includes note by M[anuel Terreros]. Includes draft of reply, undated, avoiding responsibility for detention of Carlos or his travel.
5840 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. December 21, 1855.
Warning to Viya y Cosío by telegraph to return Carlos to Mexico to see Terreros; copy of telegram No. 210, continuing search; Herrera; Asunción or Archicofradía.
5841 Viya, H. de. [Carta a Manuel Terreros.] Veracruz, LS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed design: V.C. December 22, 1855.
Return of Carlos Riva Palacio by horseback to Mexico via Jalapa and travel by stagecoach; warning given Pedro Thuillier (Thesillier?) of steamer Texas; removal from passenger list; meeting with Prefecto (cousin of Domingo Mirón); discovery of Carlos; discussion of his duties; departure of the Texas; agreement to return; meeting with Alexandro Campero; return of full passage money by Carlos Fuentes & Co.
5842 Escudero, P[edro]. Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. 1 l. 13 × 21 cm. Embossed monogram. December 22, 1855.
Transmittal of telegram on return of Carlos; Viya; business of Lebrija discussed with Comonfort.
a. H. de Viya: [Telegrama a Terreros.] Puebla, 1 l. f. 3. Return of Carlos. December 22, 1855.
5843 Franco, José María. ALS. December 23, 1855.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Intervention requested with Comonfort for signature of the decree on Compañía de los Placeres de Oro de la Sierra Madre del Sur; approval of Álvarez; deposit with the Ministro de Fomento; harm caused to 100 families by the delay.
5844 Acosta, Benito León. Mexico, ALS. December 25, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Completion of work on Tecamac-Chalco road; efforts to arrange opening with the Dirección de Peajes; meeting with the Administrador General; efforts of enemies to delay negotiations; beginning of rains; resort to Engineer Cayetano Moro; flight of Santa Anna; destruction of toll house with axes; suspension of Francisco Carbajal; replacement by Benito Quintana; Ministro de Fomento.
5845 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. December 29, 1855.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
New letters of complaint written the President and the Ministro de Hacienda; Pilar.

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Año de 1856

5846 Oviedo, Miguel de. Mexico, ALS. January 5, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Desire to place his son Felipe Neri de Oviedo in the Seminario Conciliar; dropout from illness; Primo de Rivera; plea of poverty.
5847 Guerrero de Flores, Agustina. [Venta de casa.] Mexico, Copy. January 8, 1856.
4 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Sale to Miguel Yúdico; house No. 1, Calle de Santa Clara, corner of Manrique; widow of José María Flores; José Sánchez Trujillo, agent; description of rooms; payment terms; Jorge Madrigal; witnesses Manuel Madariaga, Manuel Meneses, Francisco Chávez; Francisco Madariaga, Escribano Nacional y Público.
5848 MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO, COLONIZACIÓN, INDUSTRIA Y COMERCIO. Mexico, Signed: Siliceo. January 14, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Appointment to be Vocal propietario de la Junta Protectora del Colegio de Agricultura; Hospicio de San Jacinto.
5849 Comonfort, I[gnacio]. Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead: Presidente de la República. January 19, 1856.
Leave with pay granted Agustín Noriega to work in Toluca; replacement by Colonel Manuel Reyes Veramendi.
5850 Calderón, Lorenzo. T'enango, ALS. January 20, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for reimbursement to the español Perdones for loan made to support of troops. Addressed to Toluca.
5851 JUZGADO AR. DE S. P. ATLAZALPÁN. [Oficio al Alcalde auxiliar de la Asunción.] Signed: Juan Romero. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. January 22, 1856.
Order for José Irineo to appear; failure to pay debt charged by Gabino García. Byline: Dios y Ley.
5852 Soriano, Antonio. [Servicios.] Copies by Soriano. November 7, 1855, and January 30, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
a. Luis Pinzón: [Certificado.] Cuernavaca, 1 l. f. 1. Services of Comandante Antonio Soriano in protecting Spanish property from mob on acclamation of the Plan de Ayutla in Cuernavaca complaint of the Spanish consul Domingo Díez in El Monitor Republicano long military service; recognition by Juan Álvarez. November 7, 1855. August 16, 1855; October 3;
b. J. García Conde: [Oficio al capitán Antonio Soriano.] Mexico, 1 l. f. 1v. Command of Escuadrón de Lanceros de Morelos; orders to report to the Jefe del Estado Mayor. Copy, signed Antonio Soriano. January 30, 1856.
5853 González, Plutarco. Toluca, LS. January 31, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Printed letter. Invitation to buy stock in program to build a telegraph line from Toluca to Mexico and to Morelia. Also signed Manuel Alas.
5854 SECRETARÍA... DE HACIENDA. T'ESORERÍA GRAL. DE LA NACIÓN. Balance del movimiento en numerario que ha tenido esta T'esorería gral. desde hasta esta fha. Mexico, Copy, signed José María Urquidi and P. Veles. 3 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed letterhead. 10. de Enero February 1, 1856. February 1, 1856,
Lithographed. Table of income and payments, involving Créditos activos, Julio Camarena, Aduana marítima de Veracruz, Fondo de Minería, Naipes, rentas, Papel Sellado, Recaudación de contribuciones, Abogados, donativo, reintegro, Casa de Moneda de México, loans; Garrustte, Labadie & Co.; Clero de Michoacán, Renta del Tabaco; Ministerio de Relaciones, de Gobernación, de Justicia, de Fomento, de Hacienda, de Guerra; legations in France, Prussia, Granada, the U.S., La Habana, New Orleans; secret expenses; Guardia Nacional, Consejo de Gobierno, Impresiones, Rentas de Chihuahua, Tesorería Municipal, Policía del Distrito, Suprema Corte, Tribunal Superior, Corte Marcial, Juzgado de Distrito, Juzgados civiles, Juzgados de lo Criminal, Jueces y Promotores foráneos, Procuración, Sociedad de Beneficencia para educación de la Niñez, Palacios in México, Tlalpam, and Tacubaya; telegraphs; salaries of President, Ministers, Junta de Crédito público, Deuda interior, Impuestos, Visitadores de rentas, Viudas Civiles y Militares, Jubilados, Contaduría Mayor de Hacienda, Junta de Aranceles, books, Premio de Cambio, Correo, Guarnición de México, División Álvarez, Brigada Zuloaga, Brigada Castillo, Brigada Ghilardi, Brigada Traconis, División Villarreal; Villalva, Guzmán, Brigada de Costa Chica, Brigada de Pueblita, Guarnición de Morelia, Guanajuato troops, Echeverrias, Governor of Oaxaca, Noriega, Reparo de Cuarteles, fortifications, uniforms, Transportation, Retirados, Pagas de Marcha. Includes also one communication:
a. Payno: [Carta de transmisión al Presidente.] Mexico, LS. 5 l. f. 4-8. Changes in Contrata del tabaco; resignation of Guillermo Prieto; Lic. Ponciano Arriaga; Mariano Arista; revolution in Zacapoaxtla; Garruste Labadie & Co.; expenses caused by the Plan de Ayutla; negocio de Olcot (purchase of ships); Cammet & Co. (?); Aduana de la Isla del Carmen; préstamos forzosos; Aduanas marítimas; lack of guns in Mexico on Haro's entry into Puebla; Guardia Nacional; telegraphs; railroads; drainage of Mexico. February 6, 1856.
5855 Urquidi, José María. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Embossed letterhead: Secretaría de Estado y del Despacho de Hacienda y Crédito Público. February 9, 1856.
Election of Riva Palacio to represent the Junta de Agricultura in the Junta de Crédito público.
5856 MINISTERIO DE FOMENTO. Mexico, Signed: Siliceo. February 9, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Danger of floods in the capital; appointment of Riva Palacio to Junta to discuss a solution.
5857 Sánchez Garayo, Atilano. [Mexico,] LS. February 13, 1856.
4 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Disagreement in the Junta de Minería on budget; changes made by Juan Álvarez; Junta de Ministros; protest by José U. Baz in El Siglo; Buch; Cortina Chávez; Echeverría; Bassoco; Flores; Rondero; Luis de la Rosa; Ley de presupuestos; peajes; Segura; Benito Ruiz; past laws cited; Comonfort; penury of the treasury; Payno; contribuciones directas.
5858 Arriaga, Ponciano. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Stamp: Secretaría de la Cámara de Diputados. February 14, 1856.
Meeting of the Junta Preparatoria del Congreso Constituyente and election of Riva Palacio as Diputado suplente. Also signed: Francisco Zarco and Isidoro Olvera, Diputados secretarios.
5859 Goya, Juan Bautista. Mexico, ALS. February 16, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for intervention in favor of suit pending in the Ministerio de la Guerra; Rosa; Lafragua.
5860 Azcárate, Juan N. [Carta a Vicente Riva Palacio.] Morelia, ALS. February 18, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for help in case pending against a friend; imprisonment in Maravatío on charges of rebellion against government; suffering in jail; hope for liberty with intervention of Juan B. Ceballos; Carlos.
5861 Pizarro, Nicolás. ALS. February 19, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for intervention to restore Agustín N. Gochicoa to position in the Secretaría de Hacienda; discharge by Prieto; Payno; Bonifacio Gutiérrez.
5862 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. [Carta al coronel Manuel María Calvo.] Ejército Restaurador de la Libertad y el Orden, Primer Jefe, Secretaría de Campaña, Puebla, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. February 10, 1856.
Order to take command of the cavalry, taking in the troops of Lieutenant Colonel Joaquín Miramón in Acatzingo; orders to General Manuel Andrade.
5863 Villavicencio, Francisco. [Carta a Clara Tirsa López de Valdés.] LS. February 21, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request of Bishop Pardiu for early settlement of dispute with la heredera.
5864 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, LS. February 26, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Suit of wife of Lieutenant Colonel José de Torres Valdivia for back pay; cessation of payments by the Treasury as result of the pronunciamiento of August 19, 1855; Señora Pereira; abolishment of the office by the Supremo Gobierno by decree of October 10; establishment of agents; payments from Rentas generales; El Contingente; appointment as Jefe de Hacienda; Pilar's health.
5865 Marroquín, Agustín. [Colegiatura de Mariano Colín.] Mexico, LS. February 29, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Payment of tuition for the Seminario Conciliar; Calle de Roldán, No. 4.
5866 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Nota al Gobernador del Estado de Querétaro (?).] Unsigned. March 2, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Service as substitute deputy from Querétaro; request for per diem payments.
5867 Berriozábal, Felipe B. Mexico, ALS. March 3, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Meeting with Escudero and the President; letter for the Ministro de la Guerra; negotiations with Béistegui and Antonio Escandón for loan of $24,000, repayable from taxes on silver from Mineral del Monte; changed to payments from the Tesorería; suspension of payments; garrison at Toluca; González; Payno; Iturbe; arms for the police.
5868 Somellera, A. [Carta a José Miguel Pacheco.] Guadalajara, LS. March 4, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plans of sister Juana to transfer property to the religious of San Francisco; re-establishment of the alcabala; bonds for debt; rebellion in Zapotlanejo; road to Tepic closed; Juan Francisco.
5869 Tirado, Guillermo. [Oficio a la Hacienda de la Asunción, la Archicofradía, y de San Juan de Dios.] Juzgado Municipal de Chalco, ALS. March 6, 1856.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Order for meeting of hacendados, March 15.
5870 Sales Jiménez, Francisco. [Oficio a Miguel Cadena, administrador de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Temamatla, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. March 8, 1856.
Organization of Fuerza rural de propietarios; order for meeting of owners; fines for absences.
5871 [Terreros,] Manuel. Jalpa, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. March 10, 1856.
Delivery of sheep and cows; Cadena warned of medication needed; safeguards in passage through Chalco and Texcoco; danger from army deserters; Escudero; Juez de Letras de Zumpango Lic. Gregoriano Clavería, previously in the Instituto in Toluca; Lic. Riva Guerrero; Carlitos' education; Juez de Actopan Guerra Ganancia.
5872 _____. Tepotzotlán, ALS. March 11, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delivery of sheep and cattle to Asunción; Escudero; Eulalio Ortega; armed rebellion on Rancho de Santa Teresa; bloodshed at the Battle of Puebla; Archbishop.
5873 Yúdico, Miguel and Miguel Ramírez. [Disolución de compañía de comercio de panadería.] Unsigned. March 15, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Corredor José Sánchez Trujillo; Panadería de Cotorra on corner of Las Rejas de San Gerónimo and Calle de San Miguel; House No. 1, Calle de Santa Clara, corner of Manrique; rental from Agustina Guerrero de Flores. Attached is related document:
a. Miguel Yúdico and Miguel Ramírez: [Formación de compañía.] Signed Mexico, 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. f. 2-3v. Establishment of business on Calle de Santa Clara No. 1, and corner of Manrique; rental from Agustina Guerrero; Escribano Francisco Madariaga; Cotorra; amount of investment; name Yudico y Ramírez; division of expenses; termination after nine years. Signatures: Miguel de Yúdico, Miguel Ramírez de Arellano, and José Sánchez Trujillo. March 15, 1856.
5874 Landa, G[ermán]. ALS. 1 l. 13 × 21 cm. Embossed monogram. March 17, 1856.
Transmittal of communication to the ministerio; lack of escort for moving prisoners.
5875 Rodríguez, J. Mariano. Tupilco, ALS. March 20, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Illness; denial of rumors in Chalco that he marched to Puebla with 400 armed men; witnesses Cura de San Gregorio and General [Diego?] Álvarez, son of General Melchor Álvarez; stagecoach from Ayotla; Vicente said to have started the rumor; unpaid bill of Vicente; account of Ramón de la Cueva. Addressed to Calle de Montealegre. No. 13.
5876 Malo, José Ramón. ALS. March 22, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Papers authorized by Galareca (Galarza?); movement to Chalco; Cruz needed to sign escritura de Texcalcingo.
5877 [Terreros,] Manuel. Jalpa, ALS. March 25, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Shortage of labor for project; workers on canal de Guadalupe from Huehuetoca; need for higher pay; Prefecturas de Cuautitlán and Tlalnepantla; Tula; Escudero.
5878 Payno, M[anuel]. [Nota a Francisco Iturbe.] Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead of “Secretaría de Hacienda.” March 26, 1856.
Request for employment of Luis López as Jefe de Resguarda. Includes note from Iturbe to Riva Palacio, asking for placement of López.
5879 Dávila, José Mariano. [Certificado.] San José Chiapas, ALS. March 27, 1856.
1 l. 22 × 31 cm.
Certificate of burial of Ángel Buendía, March 24, 1856 in Camposanto de... San José Chiapas; widow: Loreto Castillo of Mexico; confession denied by “el Gefe q. lo fusiló.” Certified copy from archives. Title of Dávila: Cura y Juez Ecco. del santuario Palafoxiano de San José Chiapas y sus anexos.
5880 [Terreros,] Manuel. Tepotzotlán, ALS. March 27, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Rebellion of workers against the project; Cuautitlán; participation of Padre Juan Gerón and Mariano Benítez, mayordomo del colegio; report to the Archbishop recommended; report by Gargollo.
5881 Cortés y Esparza, José María and León Guzmán. Secretaría del Soberano Congreso extraordinario constituyente, Sección de Archivo, Mexico, LS. 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letterhead. March 31, 1856.
Approval of leave request. Includes draft of reply, Mexico, April 1, 1856, unsigned, accepting leave for a government mission.
5882 Legorreta, Francisco. [Carta a Miguel Cadena en Asunción.] Temam[atl]a, ALS. March 31, 1856.
2 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Law of March 14, 1853 for collection of contribución for primary education; request for boleta of Don Mariano to bring it up to date.
5883 Lafragua, José María. Mexico, ALS. April 2, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation to a reception for the President and attendance at the misa de gracia.
5884 [Terreros,] Manuel. Jalpa, ALS. April 5, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for profile of the Canal de Guadalupe made by Rivera; participation in uprising by Gerón and Benítez denied by the Rector del colegio de Tepotzotlán; progress of the work; shortage of tools; negocio de Santa Teresa.
5885 Romero, Juan. [Oficio al Administrador de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Atlazalpán, ALS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 7, 1856.
Request for surrender of José Ventura for fight with guard on night patrol.
5886 _____. [Oficio a la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Atlazalpán, LS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 7, 1856.
Declaration of José Ventura; order for wounded men to appear for treatment.
5887 Siliceo, [Manuel]. Sección Indiferente, Mexico, LS. April 7, 1856.
1 l. 22 × 28 cm.
Approval of application for leave by the Soberano Congreso Constituyente.
5888 Villanueva, Francisco. Guanajuato, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram. April 7, 1856.
Need for regularizing the archives and putting office in order; Archivo of the Antigua Comisaría, consisting of 35 large shelves; Junta de Crédito Público; request for information from the archives.
5889 Castro, Mariano. Chalco, ALS. April 8, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for aid in return of his son Manuel, who left to join troops led by the President near Puebla; troops reported at Izúcar.
5890 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. Fragata de Guerra Penelope, ALS. April 10, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Plans to go to the U.S. or Europe; absence of the vómito on board; route via New York to tend to business; Javierita; Vicente; Carlitos; Antonino; Pepe; Agustín Cruz; Aguirre; Escudero; Rafael Berasa.
5891 Siedlé, Luis. [Correspondencia sobre Pacheco.] Copy.
3 l. 21 × 27 cm.
a. Langhans y Siedlé in Liquidación. 1 l. f. 1. Request for information on amount deposited by Juan Pacheco to the credit of the Tesorería de la Nación or to Jecker (Torre?) & Co. April 11, 1856.
b. Luis Siedlé. 1 l. f. 1-1v. Deposit by Pacheco before leaving for Germany, without receipt, without counting; no deposit for Jecker nor Ganvuste (?). April 12, 1856.
c. Langhans y Siedlé in Liquidación. 1 l. f. 2-2v. Reprimand for incorrect dealings with Pacheco; prejudice to business interests. April 15, 1856.
d. Luis Siedlé: [Carta a Langhans, Siedlé & Co.] 2 l. f. 2v-3v. Previous instructions to be of service to Pacheco; departure for Europe; Rudolfo Vogel; Don Germán; approval of his conduct. April 17, 1856.
5892 Sales Jiménez, Francisco. [Oficio a Miguel Cadena, Hacienda de la Asunción.] Temamatla, ALS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 11, 1856.
Law of February 14, requiring the use of stamped paper.
5893 Daza y Argüelles, Antonio. [Carta a Juan Pacheco Fernández.] Mexico, ALS. April 12, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for loan to leave Mexico; recent events in Puebla; life in hiding; support of his moral position; delivery of loan to José María Ginre (Gisue?), Fábrica de Cerveza, Calle de Revillagigedo No. 6.
5894 García, Juan M. Chalco, LS. April 14, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for intervention with the Governor to obtain delay in order of the Administrador de la Aduana to pay back taxes; collection of the alcabala; reduced business; Tesorero Pedro Vélez.
5895 Sales Jiménez, Francisco. [Oficio a Mariano Riva Palacio.] Temamatla, LS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 14, 1856.
List of taxes due: Corral de consejo; primary education; damages by Melchor; three oxen held pending payment by the Administrador.
5896 _____. Temamatla, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 17, 1856.
Request for answer to letter of April 14; sale of oxen agreed to by administrador. Includes note by Riva Palacio, asking for explanation.
5897 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. Fragata Penelope, ALS. April 18, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Ship anchored off Isla de Sacrificios; letter addressed to Mariano; salutation to Javierita; hospitality of Captain Journier of the French frigate; Colimot; route to Havana, New York, and Europe; brother (Vicente?) invited to go along.
5898 Quijano, [Benito?]. [Oficio al Capitán de Infantería Permanente Juan B. Goya.] Sección Central, Mexico, LS. April 21, 1856.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Reply of the Ministro de la Guerra to request for promotion, postponing decision.
5899 Goya, Juan Bautista. ALS. April 22, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for promotion by Sandoval and Riva Palacio turned down; letter direct to the President suggested; numerous promotions being given.
5900 [Labastida,] Pelagio Antonio. Gobierno eclesiástico de Puebla, ALS. April 24, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Loan offered by the diocese, authorized by the Cabildo; Riva Palacio requested to make the offer with caution.
5901 _____. Instrucciones que dá el obispo de Puebla, de acuerdo con su Cabildo, al Sr. Comisionado Don Mariano Riva Palacios, para que arregle un préstamo que ha de hacer la Diócesis al Supmo Gobierno. Puebla, Signed P. A. Obispo. April 24, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Offer of $200,000; exemption from contribución, loan, or other pressure; bonds at 26 per cent; provision against seizure of property of the diocese.
5902 Higuera, Francisco. [Oficio al Administrador de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Temamatla, ALS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. April 26, 1856.
Addressed to Miguel Cadena; order to appear on charges of injury to Miguel Delgado; Gómez; witness of wife of Delgado.
5903 Tirado, Guillermo. [Oficio a Miguel Cadena, Hacienda de la Archicofradía.] Chalco, LS. 1 l. 17 × 22 cm. Stamped letterhead: “Juzgado municipal de Chalco.” April 29, 1856.
Request for data on salaries of employees requested by the Sub-prefectura.
5904 Castro, Mariano. Chalco, ALS. May 1, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Thanks for help in obtaining back pay for his son.
5905 Tolsa, J. Mariano. Bazar (?), ALS. May 2, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for a statement for official purposes of his services in 1829.
5906 Sierra, Ignacio. [Carta al diputado Vicente Riva Palacio.] ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. May 3, 1856.
Request for intervention on behalf of Lobato.
5907 Tolsa, J. Mariano. ALS. May 3, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for notarization of certificate of services.
5908 Lebrija, Manuel María. Jefatura Superior de Hacienda del Departamento de Querétaro, Querétaro, ALS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Printed letter-head. May 3, 1856.
Refusal of Vélez to accept his title and pay vouchers; request for intervention on his behalf; liquidación viiada (?); Junta de crédito público.
5909 Payno, M[anuel]. Mexico, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. May 3, 1856.
Plan to resign; order for Lebrija; probable substitution by Riva Palacio.
5910 [Terreros,] Manuel. Jalpa, ALS. May 4, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Destruction of magueyal in Temoaya blamed on los pueblos; letter from Flores; Escudero; Couto; search for documents needed by Escudero; telegraph; Siliceo; workers from Tula.
5911 _____. Jalpa, ALS. May 5, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Visit by the President.
5912 Pavón, José María. [Pasaporte para Manuel Calvo.] Comandancia principal de los Distritos Atlisco y Matamoros, Matamoros, LS. May 6, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Permit to visit the Governor of Mexico.
5913 Lebrija, V[icente]. Santana, ALS. May 6, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Apologies for past faults; Doloritas; Javierita.
5914 Lerdo de Tejada, M[iguel]. Ministerio de Fomento, Mexico, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. May 7, 1856.
Departure of Siliceo with the President to visit the Desagüe de Huehuetoca; message sent by Madrigal.
5915 [Cadena, Miguel.] [Borradores de cartas a Riva Palacio.] Unsigned. May 7, 1856 to September 9, 1856.
22 l. 21 × 32 cm.
a. [Cadena.] Asunción, 3 l. f. 1-3. Division of work on hacienda; sale of barley to Zamorano; corn in Gavillero; Tejocote, Troje, San Bartolo; water supply; Nombre de Dios; San Juan; Moral; Compañía; Chiconquiahuitl; wheat harvest; granery on Archicofradía; Chalco; prices for grain; Villar; Zula; planting in Nopalera and Tleconextale; Félix; alfalfa; Agustín Cruz; grazing lands. May 7, 1856.
b. _____. Asunción, 2 l. f. 3-4v. José María Tenorio; sale of barley to Zamorano; Chalco; Chimalhuacán; weather; Archicofradía; masonry work; alfalfa; Cruz; Lebrija; San Bartolo; Noriega; Molino del Moral; sale of wheat. May 20, 1856.
c. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 4v.-6. Payroll not paid by Zamorano; threshing of barley; corn; Tejocote; San Bartolo; José María Tenorio; Cruz; Chimalhuacán; La Troje; masonry work; Mixquie; alfalfa; fruit trees; Nopalera; Tleconextlale; Padrino Velázquez; Chalco; Galindo; Lic. Escudero. June 4, 1856.
d. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 6-8. Cruz; Tejocote; wheat harvest; San Juan de Dios; Archicofradía; Velázquez; Olavarrieta; Cosatitlán; Chalco; Zula; masonry work; José María Tenorio; alfalfa; Agustín; Félix; Ávila; paint work; Rosendo Noriega in Puebla. June 10, 1856.
e. _____. Asunción, 2 l. f. 8-9v. Tejocote; La Troje; departure of Riva Palacio for Mexico; Santo Niño; wheat harvest; Archicofradía; Tierra de San Juan de Dios; San Bartolo; Chalco; Temamatla; corn; alfalfa; Félix; livestock. Signed. June 23, 1856.
f. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 9v.-11v. Eulogio Tenorio; José María Tenorio; Archicofradía; Nicanor; Pablo Inclán; Calixto; Galindo; San Juan de Dios; Chalco; Ayotzingo; Temamatla; Tenango; Juchi; San Bartolo; Tejocote; masonry work; alfalfa; chinampas; Xochimilco; Tlahuac; Cruz; Aduana; Manuel Martínez. July 1, 1856.
g. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 11v.-13. La Troje; San Bartolo; Zula; Gavillero; alfalfa; Dolores; masonry work; Agustín Sánchez; Aguirre; Ameca; Félix; chinampas; Celís; plague of frailes in orchards. Signed. July 6, 1856.
h. _____. Asunción, 2 l. f. 13-14v. Sale of corn to Agapito Rodolfo; Tejocote; La Troje; San Bartolo; San Juan de Dios; Gavillero; Rivera, son of Subprefecto de Xochimilco; José Vargas of Chalco; Chilar; Axalco; masonry work; Félix. July 13, 1856.
i. _____. Asunción, 2 l. f. 14v.-15v. Calixto; $100 paid for musicians from Ameca; Tejocote; San Bartolo; Gavillero; lime; Cruz; doctor; Aguapetlayuca; Agapito; increase in cattle. August 5, 1856.
j. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 15v.-17. Wheat harvest; San Juan de Dios; Archicofradía; Tierra de Aguapetlayuca; road to Tenango; Ayotzingo; Chilar; Cruz; San Bartolo; Agapito Rodolfo; sale of corn; Arracó (Arsacó?); Velázquez. August 11, 1856.
k. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 17-19. Receipt of huacalitos and frioleritas; Juan; wheat harvest; tool shop in Chalco; Cruz; musicians from Ameca; Arracó (Arsacó); Vélez; Aguapetlayuca; Chilar; Axalco; San Juan de Dios; water supply; Archicofradía; masonry work; Velázquez; Nonesco; Potrero Lomalarga; Atoyac; José María Tenorio; paint work; Velázquez; Vicentito. Signed. August 19, 1856.
l. _____. Asunción, 3 l. f. 19-21. Plowing in Chilar; Santiago; Chalco; Tierra de Dolores; wheat harvest; milch-cows; Gavillero; San Bartolo; Archicofradía; Jico; Tlapacoya; Acosac; Buenavista; Tenango; alfalfa; paint work; Coatepec; masonry work; Potrero de Achuca; Potrero de Reserva; Zula; Carlitos; Jalpa; San Juan de Dios. August 26, 1856.
m. _____. Asunción, 1 l. f. 21-21v. Reports from Temamatla of secret meetings in home of Francisco de Solís with men from Chalco, Zula; Cocotitlán, San Gregorio, Tlapala, Chimalpa; discussion of Guerra de castas; instigators Juan López and Cástulo of Tlalmanalco; purchase of arms; Tío Antonio; Velázquez; Gómez; Tlalmanalco; Zacatula; La Americana; Achuca. September 2, 1856.
n. _____. Asunción, 1 l. f. 22-22v. Inclán; livestock; Zula; Chilar; Dolores; Archicofradía; Chalco; Chilar; masonry work; heavy rains; Ameca; Cruz. September 9, 1856.
5916 García, José Nicolás. Colh[uacá]n, ALS. May 8, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Complaint of Martínez, husband of owner of Cadena, that dam on Hacienda de San Antonio caused damage to his; refusal to pay contribución; error in plans; work of Ayuntamiento; request for advice.
5917 Zetina Abad, Manuel. ALS. May 9, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation for Ramón Aumado for vacancy in the Resguardo; recommendation of the Administrador de la Aduana in Manzanillo referred to the Junta de Crédito público.
5918 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. 2 l. 16 × 21 cm. Printed letterhead. May 13, 1856.
Thanks for assistance in righting an injustice.
5919 Reyes Veramendi, Manuel. Texcoco, ALS. May 13, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recognition of assistance to the Superior Gobierno.
5920 Fonseca. ALS. May 13, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation to attend ceremony at Colegio de Agricultura de San Isidro Labrador; attendance of Ministro de Fomento.
5921 Chavarría, José. [Oficio a la Hacienda de Asunción.] Juchi, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead: Juzgado [] de Juchitepec. May 13, 1856.
Receipt of $27 for damage done by hacienda cattle.
5922 Fischer y Téllez, Francisco. ALS. May 14, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for position in the Aduana Marítima as Escribiente or tenedor de libros; position of Riva Palacio in the Sección de Aduanas; failure of school because parents failed to pay tuition. Beautiful calligraphy.
5923 García, Miguel. Gobierno del Estado de Guerrero, Guerrero, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letterhead. May 15, 1856.
Election of Riva Palacio to represent state interests in meetings of the Compañía del Oro Mejicano en la Sierra Madre del Sur; action of the Consejo del Estado.
5924 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. May 16, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Assumption of office; inability to draw pay; request for $300 sent via Jecker, Torre & Co. to agent Andrés Sanfuentes in Querétaro; help of son-in-law José María Veraza; Guadalupe, daughter; Pilar's plans to come to Mexico.
5925 López, Rafael. [Oficio al auxiliar y administrador de la Hacienda de la Asunción.] Juchi, ALS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. May 17, 1856.
Request for surrender of José Quirino for the administration of justice; Agapito Rodríguez.
5926 Sierra, José I. Hacienda de Soltepec, ALS. May 18, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Concern for the future of his children Pachito and Agustino; study of drawing, philosophy, English, piano, and violin; search for capellanía for them; resignation of Pepe Castañares; request for help; Marianita.
5927 Sales Jiménez, Francisco. [Oficio a Miguel Cadena, en Asunción.] Temamatla, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. May 19, 1856.
Request for boleta of Mariano Riva Palacio on pain of paying full tax quota.
5928 PREFECTURA DE TEXCOCO. [Oficio al Ministro de Fomento.] Texcoco, Certified copy, signed M. R. Veramendi, Texcoco, 2 l. 21 × 32 cm. Stamped letterhead. May 19, 1856. June 14, 1856.
Visit of inspection by Mariano Riva Palacio, President of the Junta menor del desagüe; meeting with cuadrillas of Tepetlaoxtoc and Chiautla; complaint of delay in pay; refusal of pay for workers lest they leave the job; interrogation of officials; reprimand of complainants; shortage of tools. Followed by answer:
a. Alas: [Oficio al prefecto de Texcoco.] Toluca, 1 l. f. 2-2v. Complaint taken under consideration. May 25, 1856.
5929 Sales Jiménez, Francisco. [Oficio a Miguel Cadena, en Asunción.] Temamatla, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. May 20, 1856.
Request for list of wages paid hacienda employees.
5930 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. June 2, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Pilar's mission to Mexico; decision to leave government service; Law of April 7, 1837 on retirement with pay; failure to receive pay promised by Payno; Ramo de Crédito público.
5931 Couto, Bernardo. ALS. [June] 3, [1856.]
1 l. 13 × 21 cm.
Meeting with Gómez Farías; approval of Pedro Escudero; Atristain; refusal of congress to ratify the decree of Santa Anna; Arriaga; withdrawal of Arriaga to work on the Constitution.
5932 Siliceo, M[anuel]. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead: “Ministro de Fomento.” June 4, 1856.
Failure to return from Tacubaya in time for meeting of Junta; meeting called for the 5th.
5933 Villar, José del. Coyoacán, LS. June 6, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recommendation that the proposal to pay employees of the Administración de alcabalas on a percent basis be sent to the Junta de Crédito público; encouragement to the employees.
5934 González, Manuel María. Tepic, ALS. June 9, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Death of Administrador de Aduana Marítima Salvador de Iturbide; illness on arrival from San Blas; visit to river to bathe; death from drowning; burial; request for successor; doctor's diagnosis of apoplexy; bleeding at the nose.
5935 Delgado, J. Martín. Tepic, ALS. June 10, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Death of Agustín (Salvador?) de Iturbide of apoplexy; José de Landero y Cos recommended to replace Iturbide; fight against contraband; opposition of Barrón Forbes Company; service in Mazatlán during administration of José Ramón Malo; Agustín Noriega; Gregorio Mier y Terán; Payno; Pedro Ilizaliturry named to replace writer; relation between Barrón and Escandón; Farías absent from post as Contador.
5936 Castellanos, Manuel. Compañía del Oro Mexicano en la Sierra Madre del Sur, Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. June 12, 1856.
Notice of appointment of Riva Palacio by the State of Guerrero; meeting on Calle de San Francisco No. 13.
5937 Río, J. M. del. Prefecto del Distrito del Sur de México, Tlalpam, LS. June 15, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Beginning of work on Tlahuac road; supply of equipment by Landa; citizens of Hastahuacán working on Canal de Santa Marta; Río de Churubusco.
5938 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, ALS. June 15, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Delay in Pilar's mission; renewal of request for aid; need for back pay; rumors of a collapse of the government.
5939 Gargollo(?) y Parra, Manuel. Jalpa, ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed monogram: Hacienda de Jalpa. M.R.C. June 17, 1856.
Preparation of a program with Terreros on the plan for the drainage system, to be presented in Mexico; Cuautitlán. Addressed to Tacuba No. 9.
5940 Guillén de Gavilán, Dolores. Guerrero, LS. June 18, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for General Rafael de Benavides to deliver $80 to Riva Palacio to pay tuition for daughter Margarita.
5941 [Riva Palacio, Mariano.] [Borrador de carta a J. Martín Delgado.] Mexico, Unsigned. June 21, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Death of Iturbide; replacement in hands of the government; discussion of the request with members of the Junta.
5942 [Terreros,] Manuel. ALS. 2 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed heading as in 5939. June 24, 1856.
Meeting with Siliceo; exemption from toll; contract with Iturbe; rights to use the roads; contrapeaje de Tepotzotlán; troops not needed; Landa; progress of Gargollo with the drainage at Teoloyuca; opposition of Indians; Ortega; Carlillos; Joaquín.
5943 García, Miguel. Guerrero, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letter-head. June 28, 1856.
Transmittal of letter to Manuel Castellanos on transfer of bonds.
5944 Lebrija, Manuel María. Querétaro, LS. July 2, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm. 1 l. 12 × 21 cm.
Transmittal of notice from the Junta on funds available; letter sent via General Parrodi; departure of Pilar.
a. José María Urquidi. Mexico, Copy. 1 l. 12 × 21 cm. Request for report on the $2,000 belonging to the derechos de consumo. Addressed to the Jefe Superior de Hacienda de Querétaro. June 25, 1856.
5945 Comonfort, I[gnacio]. Tacubaya, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. July 3, 1856.
Request for full attendance at beginning of debates on new constitution.
5946 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Tlalmanalco, ALS. July 6, 1856.
1 l. 17 × 21 cm.
Introduction to Cano and Quintero; proposed petition concerning the Ley de Expropiación; request for transmittal to Escudero.
5947 Iturbe, Francisco. LS. July 9, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for friends to come and sign petition as soon as it is re-copied.
5948 SECRETARÍA DEL SOBERANO CONGRESO EXTRAORDINARIO CONSTITUYENTE. SECCIÓN DE ARCHIVO. [Oficio al diputado Vicente Riva Palacio.] Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 32 cm. Printed letterhead. July 14, 1856.
Approval of request for leave to attend to personal affairs. Signed: Juan de Dios Arias and José María Cortés y Esparza.
5949 Canto, Pedro José de. [Petición.] Undated.
3 l. 21 × 32 cm., 1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request, through legal representative General Benito Quijano, that Manuel Uruña be removed from the capellanía founded by María de Ancona Frías; request on behalf of Atanasio José (Canto); appointment of Uruña in Mérida by the Bishop of Yucatán January 2, 1856; request based on fact that the capellanía was intended to aid students working toward ordination while Uruña is already ordained; Mariano Brito; Captain Pedro Ancona; María Zalasar; Gregoria Mimenda.
a. Pedro José de Canto: [Petición.] Mexico, Signed with 3 X's. 1 l. f. 3-3v. Request for assignment of capellanía to Atanasio J. Canto. June 25, 1856.
b. _____: [Borrador de petición al Sr. Provisor, el general Benito Quijano.] Mexico, Unsigned, in same hand as a above. 1 l. f. 4-4v. 21 × 27 cm. Request for assignment of capellanía established by María Ancona Frías to Anastasio [sic] Canto y Álvarez. Brito; removal of Uruña. June 25, 1856.
5950 Primo de Rivera, Joaquín. Cabildo eclesiástico del arzobispado de México, Mexico, LS. July 31, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Death of José María Barrientos; recommendation for Rafael Ortiz de la Huerta as replacement accepted. Addressed to Germán Landa, Presidente de la Junta encargada de la reedificación de la Capilla de N. S. Sta. Teresa.
5951 Navarro, Mariano. LS. August 2, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Application of Antonio Merino for appointment as Comandante del resguardo in the Aduana Marítima presented to the Junta de Crédito público; opposition of the Ministro de Hacienda; request for intervention to obtain appointment to another position.
5952 Delgado, J. Martín. Tepic, ALS. August 2, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Report on recent events by Manuel María González considered exaggerated; Aduana Marítima de San Blas; his ties with the Rivas family, strong supporters of Barron, Forbes, & Co.; invasion of city by facineroso Lozada's robber band and by Olivo; Governor of Jalisco denounced; support of Ángulo; sacking of the city; resistance of the citizens and officials; orders of Governor of Guadalajara; support of José María Castaño and Prefecto Bonifacio Peña; demands on González for money from the Aduana for defense of the city; removal of $800 by force via Juan Antonio Aguirre; González named in intercepted letter; arrest of Alariz (Alarid?); refusal of Alariz to take over the Aduana; Francisco Valadez charged with Aduana; military leader Labastida.
5953 Rosa, [Luis de la.] Mexico, LS. August 4, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 32 cm., 1 l. 16 × 21 cm.
Copy of letter to Lic. Octaviano Muñoz, appointing him president of a committee to investigate recent events in Tepic and the advisability of removing the Governor; Santos Degollado; involvement of British Consul Eustaquio Barron and of Guillermo Forbes of the commercial house. Other members of the committee: Luis G. Cuevas and Mariano Riva Palacio. Includes draft of acceptance, August 8, 1856.
5954 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. [Carta a Javierita.] New York, ALS. August 5, 1856.
2 l. 11 × 18 cm.
Departure for Europe; letter of Escudero; Vicente; Carlitos; Pepe; Antonino; Terreros; Aguirre; Cruz; Raggosa; Colimot.
5955 García, Miguel. Guerrero, LS. August 5, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request that Riva Palacio meet with Manuel Castellanos and participate in plans for development of the company. Has note for reply, on new board of directors.
5956 González, Plutarco. Toluca, LS. August 6, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Political policy in State of Mexico; imprisonment of Pliego; Pliego's support of rebellions in Valle, Amanalco, and haciendas; arms stored by José Trinidad in Zitácuaro.
5957 Siliceo, M[anuel]. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 25 cm. Printed letter-head of Ministro de Fomento. August 8, 1856.
Request for interview.
5958 Lebrija, V[icente]. Zepayautla, ALS. August 9, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Recent illness; arrangements for farming; appearance of armed band in the woods; Agustín; Javierita; Carlos; los Curialitos; Pepe.
5959 Azpilcueta, Manuel. Segundo Jefe del Colegio Militar, Chapultepec, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. August 13, 1856.
Recommendation for José Mariano Duarte; service in war of 1847-1848, in the Guardia Nacional, and with Comonfort at Puebla; recommended for Hacienda or Junta de Crédito público.
5960 Velázquez, J. Francisco. Tlalmanalco, ALS. August 19, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Bands of Indians reported agitating against Law of June 25 and encroaching on hacienda property in Ameca and San Gregorio; report to Ministro de Gobernación; request for troops.
5961 JUNTA CÍVICA. Junta Patriótica de la capital de la República, Mexico, Rubrics. September 1, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Appointment as chairman of a committee to collect donations from hacendados for celebration of September 16, 1810 and September 27, 1821, along with Ignacio Jáuregui. Signatories: J. N. Almonte, F. Moncada, and M. Espíndola.
a. [Mariano Riva Palacio:] [Borrador de carta a Moncada y Espíndola.] 1 l. f. 2. Appointment declined on grounds of duties with the Obras del desagüe which take him out of town often. September 3, 1856.
5962 Riva Palacio, M[ariano]. [Borrador de carta a Miguel Cadena.] Mexico, ALS. September 2, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Co-operation with Velázquez recommended; Gómez; Escudero; González; purchase of cattle.
5963 Fonseca, J. Urbano. ALS. September 4, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Report on locusts from the Ministerio de Fomento; Junta Protectora; Gutiérrez; arrangements for meeting.
5964 Estrada, Juan. Toluca, ALS. September 7, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for employment; recommendation by Agustín Cruz; disappointment in Plutarco González; González' offer to take him along during revolution; later imprisonment and exile; commission in the Guardia Nacional; offer of Guillermo González to help in rebellion; offer by Mariano Valdés of captain's commission; service in 1832; Campaña del Valle de Méjico in brigade of General Antonio de León; service in Las Lomas and Castillo de Chapultepec; capture; Nicolás Bravo.
5965 PRESIDENCIA MUNICIPAL DE TOLUCA. Toluca, Signed: Agustín González. September 10, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Invitation to be padrino de la bendición y apertura for the new market, begun in 1851.
5966 Fernández, Rafael. [Poder dado a Santiago Errans.] Mexico, Notarized copy, signed Miguel Arístegui. September 10, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Power of attorney for Rafael Fernández and his son Rafael, as well as for Julián Hernández, with respect to the Mine of Santa Fé, called El Escribano, in Mineral de Tepinení, Municipalidad de Arenal, Partido de Actopan, in negotiations with Cayetano Rubio. Witnesses: Manuel Acosta, Teodoro Soto, Ignacio Arístegui.
4967 García, Miguel. LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead: “Gobernador y Comandante General del Estado de Guerrero.” September 11, 1856.
Congratulations on becoming President of the Junta directiva de Minería.
5968 Ibarrondo(?), Domingo de. [Carta a José Miguel Pacheco.] Bordeaux, ALS. September 12, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
News of Santa Anna received via New Orleans; inexperience of Santa Anna in foreign countries; similarity between Mexico's plight and Spain's struggle with renewing the Constitution of 1812; reforms; Guerra de las Provincias by supporters of Don Carlos; Trinidad.
5969 González Fuentes, Agustín. Discurso pronunciado por el C. Agustín González Fuentes, presidente del Ilustre Ayuntamiento de la Capital del Estado de Méjico, en la apertura de la plaza del Nuevo Mercado que tuvo lugar el dia cuyo acto asistió el Exmo. Sr. Gobernador y Comandante Gral. D. Plutarco González y como padrino de la bendicion, el Sr. D. Mariano Riva Palacio. Unsigned. 15 de Setiembre de 1.856, á
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
5970 Iribarren, José María. Año de Copia del ocurso que el Ciudadano José Maria Iribarren, dirije al Exmo. Sor. Presidente de la República, pidiendo la confirmación de la validez de los titulos con que compró unos terrenos en el Puerto de Mazatlán, al Estado de Sinaloa. Mexico, Unsigned. 1856. September 26, 1856.
9 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Power of attorney given Isidro Díaz; dictamen of the Consejo de Gobierno de 1841 taken from Archivo General; order of August 29, 1849 to Sonora; terrenos baldíos; Crestón Grande; Isla de Venados; public sale of land; Recopilación de Indias; legal problem involved; Law of August 4, 1824; Law of August 18, 1824 favoring foreigners; José Inda; complications under Santa Anna's rule; other laws cited.
5971 Díaz, [?]. [Carta sin dirección.] 1 l. 19 × 23 cm. Embossed monogram: DG. September 30, 1856.
Ocursos studied in the Ministerio de Fomento; Iribarren; question of decision of July 29, 1841 in Sinaloa in case of [José] Inda; title to La “Piedra.” Departure for Tlalpam. Letterhead stamp: IDG.
5972 JUNTA SUPERIOR DE GOBIERNO DE LA ACADEMIA NACIONAL DE SAN CARLOS. [Date torn away,] Printed sheet, unsigned. 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Invitation to an exposition on December 1.
5973 Somellera, A. [Carta a Juan Francisco Pacheco en México.] Guadalajara, LS. October 10, 1856.
1 l. 20 × 25 cm.
Use of money left on deposit.
5974 Icaza y Mora, Antonio de. [Pedido a sus hermanos.] Huehuetoca, ALS. October 18, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Request for brothers to pay $40 loaned by Ignacio Romero de Terreros who found him with a leg injury; aid given by Mariano [?]; transport to Tepotzotlán.
5975 Lebrija, V[icente]. Tenancingo, ALS. October 19, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Stomach ailment; rheumatism; change of climate recommended by doctor; farm duties; danger from wandering bands; Agustín; business with Zepayautla; bakery business; corn in Asunción; barley harvest; Bernarda. Addressed to Calle de Tacuba No. 7.
5976 Baz, Juan J. Junta Permanente del Fomento de exposiciones, México, LS. October 25, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Third-class membership conferred; transmittal of copy of regulations.
5977 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. Paris, ALS. October 31, 1856.
2 l. 19 × 25 cm.
Arrival of letter from Javierita, Riva Palacio, and wife of Vicente; memories of mutual tertulias; residence in London; plan to go to Italy; plans to meet Labastida; marriage of Vicente; Srta. Josefina; Carlos; Pepe; Antonino; Cruz; Aguirre; Raigosa; Ramón de la Cueva, Escribano of the Orden de Guadalupe; José María Andrade.
5978 Cotela (Coleta?), Lencho(?) (Leandro?). Junta Permanente del Fomento de Exposiciones, Mexico, LS. November 3, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Meeting announced of committee to choose exhibits for the Exposición general.
5979 _____. Mexico, LS. November 7, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 32 cm.
Meeting of the Junta Permanente del Fomento de Exposiciones for business and distribution of prizes.
5980 Haro y Tamariz, A[ntonio] de. Paris, ALS. November 12, 1856.
2 l. 12 × 19 cm.
Addressed to Javierita; departure for Italy; arrival in Rome for Easter; Florencia; Vicente; Escudero; Terreros; Cruz; Aguirre; Cueva.
5981 Hermosillo, J. Mariano G. Colima, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Name embossed. November 14, 1856.
Notice sent to the Junta of ships unloading contraband cargo; Early Bird; S. Rimmes of the Seas; guards sent under Cabo Luis Castro to Manzanillo and Río de la Armería then to Punta de San Francisco to watch for contraband; route past Navidad; Francisco Berea, Administrador de San Blas; request for expense account for Celadores; Octaviano.
5982 Siliceo, M[anuel.] Mexico, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. November 15, 1856.
Watermark: Geo McCorquodale.
Meeting of the Junta for drainage of the capital.
5983 Cotela, Trinidad María. ALS. November 26, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for help; hospitalization; shortage of food; aid of Madre de la Caridad; Vicente Guerrero; Battle of Cerro de Limón; death of Tino Villalba.
5984 Castellanos, Manuel. Mexico, LS. 1 l. 22 × 31 cm. Embossed letterhead: “Agencia Gral. de la Compa. del Oro.” November 29, 1856.
Addressed to Representante del Estado de Guerrero; meeting of the Junta General de Accionistas de la Compañía Explotadora de los Placeres de Oro en la Sierra Madre del Sur; Hotel Iturbide; Junta General.
5985 Flores, S[abino]. Secretario del Gobierno del Estado de Guanajuato. Guanajuato. ALS. December 1, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Request for recommendation for Rector for the college in Guanajuato made by Doblado; deteriorated state of the college; Juan Rodríguez.
5986 Doblado, Manuel, Gobernador y Comandante General del Estado de Guanajuato. Guanajuato, ALS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Embossed letterhead. December 1, 1856.
Request for recommendation for a new rector for the college; approval of Ignacio Herrera.
5987 Reyes Veramendi, Manuel. [Oficio al Alcalde de Acolman.] Prefectura de Texcoco, Texcoco, LS. 1 l. 16 × 21 cm. Stamped letterhead. December 2, 1856.
Appointment announced of Luis Zamudio as new Prefecto and Comandante Militar of Texcoco by the head of las fuerzas que la ocupan.
5988 AYUNTAMIENTO DE XOMETLA. [Acta.] LS. December 4, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 31 cm.
Refusal to accept the new prefecto; opposition to the Plan de Tulancingo; support of government in the Capital. Signed by President, Síndico, and Regidores: Agustín Ávila, José Julián Chávez, José Epifanio Contreras, José Antonio Juárez, Eligio Juárez, and Teófilo Chávez; Municipalidad de Acolman.
5989 Pacheco, Francisco. Veracruz, ALS. December 8, 1856.
1 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Return from exile to home in Cuautitlán; Churubusco; arrest and escort to Veracruz; ordered to Isla del Carmen by the Supremo Gobierno; request for intervention to prevent the removal; unhealthy conditions on the island; request to be allowed to go abroad; address: in care of General Ramón Iglesias, Comandante General of Veracruz State.
5990 Garay, J. M. de. Mexico, ALS. December 15, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Solicitud of brother Francisco for the Governor of the State of Mexico postponed; return to Hacienda de Santa María; illness of wife; involvement in the Valle incident denied; ill will of González. Addressed to Hacienda de la Asunción.
5991 Doblado, Manuel. Guanajuato, LS. 1 l. 21 × 27 cm. Printed letterhead. December 19, 1856.
Difficulty in finding suitable rector for the college; search continued.
5992 Pavón, Sylviano. Ex-Acordada, ALS. December 28, 1856.
2 l. 21 × 27 cm.
Imprisonment in Toluca and in Mexico for alleged part in a pronunciamiento; protest of innocence; lack of information for an indictment; escort by Batallón de Morelos; exile of José del Corral; Vicente; Carlos; request for bond set by Riva Palacio.
5993 Alcíbar, José. ALS. December 30, 1856.
1 l. 16 × 21 cm. 1 l. 11 × 21 cm.
Commercial services rendered Hacienda del Jara Caliente and to Valdovinos, Pérez Palacios, Aliegas, General Hernández; damage to store in war of 1847-8; request for loan. Includes unsigned, incomplete note, describing the property; widow of Juan Francisco Mañón; cuñado Antonio; Lic. Don Pascual González; Calle del Maíz; Olmedo y Mateos.

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